Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of end.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of end.

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Examples

  • Over it make another layer of branches, reversing the ends of these tips from those underneath by pushing the _thick ends_ of branches of this top layer slantingly into the under layer _toward_ the _head_ of the bed with tips toward the foot.

    On the Trail An Outdoor Book for Girls

  • _courtier_ still hanging on the king and on the power that controlled the king, for _life_ and _liberty_; and careful still not to assert any independence of those same ends, which had always been taken to be his _ends_; it was in this character that he brought out at last the

    The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded

  • Mr. Zapatero, who has said he plans to remain prime minister until his term ends in March 2012, said Saturday that Mr. Rubalcaba is a candidate "capable of creating confidence and the credibility that the party needs right now."

    Spain's Socialists Look to Party Veteran in Next Vote

  • Saleh, a vital U.S. ally who has ruled Yemen for more than three decades, has pledged to step down when his term ends in 2013.

    Outside Yemen's capital, anger and grievances run deep

  • The president said in February he wouldn't run for election when his term ends in 2013.

    Yemeni Leader to Set Exit Plan

  • Economists, who tend to take a broader view than that shown in market pricing, see an outside chance the ECB could cut in the months ahead, though such a U-turn after hikes in April and July would embarrass ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, who is unlikely to back a cut before his term ends next month.

    ECB to signal change in policy tack as crisis bites

  • Ban has been secretary-general since January 1, 2007, and his term ends on December 31.

    Security Council to Recommend UN Chief for 2nd Term

  • Already, Sen. Patricia S. Ticer D-Alexandria who has served in the state Senate since 1996, announced that she will retire from the Senate when her term ends this year.

    Pollard will not seek reelection in the House of Delegates

  • ROME—Italy's government has asked Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Italian member of the European Central Bank's executive board, to step down nearly two years before his term ends in order to facilitate the ascension of countryman Mario Draghi as the bank's president.

    Italy Tries to Tweak Europe Central Bank Board

  • Economists, who tend to take a broader view than that shown in market pricing, see an outside chance the ECB could cut in the months ahead, though such a U-turn after hikes in April and July would embarrass ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, who is unlikely to back a cut before his term ends next month.

    ECB to signal change in policy tack as crisis bites

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