noun 4. the most distant place or time that can be imagined ⇒ the ends of the earth 6.
b. (as modifier) ⇒ the end office ▶ Related adjectives: final, , terminal, , ultimate
7. a share or part ⇒ his end of the bargain
12. bowling, curling a section of play from one side of the rink to the other
13. American football a player at the extremity of the playing line; wing verb 32. to die or cause to die 33. (transitive) to surpass; outdo ⇒ a novel to end all novels
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Word origin of 'end'Old English ende; related to Old Norse endir, Gothic andeis, Old High German endi, Latin antiae forelocks, Sanskrit antya last