from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A conclusion or termination.
- n. A concluding part; a finale: a happy ending.
- n. Grammar The final morpheme added to a word base to make an inflectional form, such as -ed in walked.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of end.
- n. A termination or conclusion.
- n. The last part of something.
- n. The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending").
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Termination; concluding part; result; conclusion; destruction; death.
- n. The final syllable or letter of a word; the part joined to the stem. See 3d Case, 5.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of bringing or coming to an end; termination, as of life; conclusion.
- n. In grammar, the terminating syllable or letter of a word; the termination, whether of declension, of conjugation, or of derivation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of ending something
- n. event whose occurrence ends something
- n. the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)
- n. the last section of a communication
- n. the point in time at which something ends
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