The act of ending something


Termination; concluding part; result; conclusion; destruction; death.

the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"

the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme); "I don''t like words that have -ism as an ending"

the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."

event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"


p. pr. & vb. n.
of End

Termination; concluding part; result; conclusion; destruction; death.

The final syllable or letter of a word; the part joined to the stem. See 3d Case, 5.


End"ing , n. 1. Termination; concluding part; result; conclusion; destruction; death. 2. (Gram.) The final syllable or letter of a word; the part joined to the stem. See 3d Case, 5. Ending day, day of death. Chaucer.

Termination; concluding part; result; conclusion; destruction; death.


Usage Examples

I had this really great amazing thing happen where I almost finished the book and I really needed to come up with an ending and I decided to go back and re-read the book and see if I could come up with an ending.

I guess because I had such a horrible life growing up, going from place to place not knowing what I was gonna do and ending up being homeless, there was a lot of pain and a lot of anger that was coming out through my guitar playing.

As the time goes by, you change, your learn new things, your attitude is different. For the moment, I'm still enjoying ski racing so much that it would be difficult for me to think about ending my career.

Bulls can do nothing to demand justice. They can only defend themselves as best they can in a fight with a pre-determined ending and die never knowing why they were forced to endure such a painful and prolonged death. It's up to us, as a civilized society, to call for an end to the Running of the Bulls and bullfighting.

Death doesn't frighten me now I can think peacefully of ending a long life.

Earmarks have become a symbol of a Congress that has broken faith with the people. This earmark ban shows the American people we are listening and we are dead serious about ending business as usual in Washington.

I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear... that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived.

I first got involved with ending world hunger, and I got hip to the facts about it - what a huge problem it was and how it wasn't a matter of not having food or not knowing how to end it, but it was a matter of creating the political will.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

I think I would say 'The King's Speech' is surprisingly funny, in fact the audiences in London, Toronto, LA, New York commented there's more laughter in this film than in most comedies, while it is also a moving tear-jerker with an uplifting ending.

Healthy children are born from healthy, respected, well-nourished and educated mothers and it is imperative that they have a voice in the decisions which affect them. If you empower a mother and let her have her say towards a poverty-free future, the positive impact this would have on ending hunger will be immense.

Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both.

Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending.

I was made to believe there was a plan in place for ending Donald's previous marriage. I pulled away because I wanted to allow him the time to deal with his wife.

Hosting a TV show is a full-time job in which success is defined by it never ending.

I found that I was getting a warm reception for my message of freeing you from the income tax, releasing you from Social Security, ending the insane war on drugs, restoring gun rights, and reducing the federal government to just its constitutional functions.

Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk.

A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression.


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