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Etymology 1

Old English ende, from Proto-Germanic *andjoz, from Proto-Indo-European *antjos. Cognate with Dutch einde, German Ende, Swedish ände.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
end

Plural
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end ({{{1}}})
  1. Extreme part.
  2. Extreme line.
  3. Death.
  4. Result.
  5. Purpose.
  6. (cricket) One of the two parts of the ground used as a descriptive name for half of the ground.
    • The Pavillion End
  7. (American football) The position at the end of either the offensive or defensive line, a tight end, a split end, a defensive end.
  8. (curling) A period of play in which each team throws 8 rocks, 2 per player, in alternating fashion.
Usage notes
  • Adjectives often used with "end": final, ultimate, deep, happy, etc.
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Etymology 2

Old English endian

Verb

Infinitive
to end

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to end (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive): To finish, terminate.
    Is this movie ever going to end?
  2. (transitive): To finish, terminate (something or someone).
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Albanian

Verb

end

  1. to weave

Danish

Conjunction

end

  1. than (in comparisons):
    Han er venligere end hun. (He is friendlier than she.)

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