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Meaning of end

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: either extremity of something that has length; "the end of
           the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode
           to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior
           arches of the fornix" [syn: {end}, {terminal}]
      2: the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the
         year"; "the ending of warranty period" [syn: {end}, {ending}]
         [ant: {beginning}, {commencement}, {first}, {get-go},
         {kickoff}, {middle}, {offset}, {outset}, {showtime}, {start},
         {starting time}]
      3: the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was
         exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie" [syn: {end},
         {last}, {final stage}]
      4: the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and
         that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve
         it; "the ends justify the means" [syn: {goal}, {end}]
      5: a final part or section; "we have given it at the end of the
         section since it involves the calculus"; "Start at the
         beginning and go on until you come to the end" [ant:
         {beginning}, {middle}]
      6: a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called
         glorious experiment came to an inglorious end" [syn: {end},
         {destruction}, {death}]
      7: the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional
         object; "one end of the box was marked `This side up'"
      8: (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of
         scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass"
      9: a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of
      10: one of two places from which people are communicating to
          each other; "the phone rang at the other end"; "both ends
          wrote at the same time"
      11: the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
      12: the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want
          to say..." [syn: {conclusion}, {end}, {close}, {closing},
      13: a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been
          used or sold [syn: {end}, {remainder}, {remnant}, {oddment}]
      14: (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "no
          one wanted to play end"
      v 1: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense;
           either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate
           in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe
           upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the
           bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo" [syn: {end},
           {stop}, {finish}, {terminate}, {cease}] [ant: {begin},
      2: bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she
         found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The
         attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period
         after WW I" [syn: {end}, {terminate}] [ant: {begin},
         {commence}, {get}, {get down}, {lead off}, {set about}, {set
         out}, {start}, {start out}]
      3: be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad
         scene ended the movie" [syn: {end}, {terminate}]
      4: put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had

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