Part of speech:
To obstruct or impede; block:
Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.
Least likely or expected:
(Bot.) Growing at the end of a stem or branch
A ceasing, as of some activity
A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
A bringing to an end; a conclusion:
The definition of completion is the act of finishing something in its entirety or the state of being entirely finished.
The definition of a conclusion is the last part of something or an opinion reached after some thought.
(Football) A player at either end of the line
The definition of a finish is a desired effect on a surface.
An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
A stopping or being stopped; check; arrest; cessation; halt; specif., a pause in speech or at the end of a sense unit in verse
A concluding or terminating
An end of something in space; a limit or edge.
(Chiefly Brit.) Either end of a transportation line, or a station or town located there; terminal
(Baseball) The series of movements of a pitcher, including the swinging back of the arm and the raising of the forward foot, preparatory to pitching the ball. A wind-up is usually used when there are no base runners or when the bases are loaded.
A concluding or final action:
Coming after all others
(Mil.) A clearing out or rounding up of scattered remnants of beaten enemy forces in an area
A cessation of operations or activity, as at a factory.
The act by which something is shut.
Initial or introductory
To occur at or form the end of; conclude or finish:
To bring to an end; discontinue
To make snug or secure.
(Slang) To drink quickly (a beverage, especially an alcoholic one). Often used with back or down.
To guard from danger or risk of loss:
Occlude is defined as to hide, block or close.
To join together with or as with a link or links
To use a grapple or similar device, as for dragging.
To complete something being done
To surround; encircle
To stop; end
To join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple
To keep within bounds; restrict:
To end; finish; conclude
To fix or secure (a nail or bolt, for example) by bending down or flattening the pointed end that protrudes.
To clench is to grasp something tightly, or to press something tightly together such as your teeth or your fist into a tight ball.
To put an end to; discontinue:
To apply the finishing touch to; complete:
(Informal) To close (the lips or mouth):
To sketch or outline with little or no detail
To close off or block with a barricade.
To realize or achieve; fulfill:
To end (a dispute)
To strike with an open hand, as in hearty greeting or encouragement
To secure or lock with or as if with a bolt.
To fasten the lock of:
To close or connect securely, as with a lock or other device:
A group of atoms, often of the same element, bound together in a line, branched line, or ring to form a molecule. &diamf3; In a straight chain , each of the constituent atoms is attached to other single atoms, not to groups of atoms. &diamf3; In a branched chain , side groups are attached to the chain. &diamf3; In a closed chain , the atoms are arranged in the shape of a ring.
To enclose is defined as to surround, or to include inside of something.
To melt, or to join by melting
(Music) To join (notes) by a tie.
To join in marriage
To come together:
To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
To stop or seal with a cork
To close up; obstruct:
The definition of fill is to supply what is needed, satisfy, close or put a person into.
To break or remove the seal of; open.
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To undo the joining of; separate.
To cause to start; set about; commence
To single out or set apart from others for a special purpose; sort; segregate
To break or undo the connection of; separate, detach, unplug, etc.
To open (a bottle or other container sealed with a cork or stopper) by removing the cork or stopper from.
(Intransitive) To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well.
To gain with effort or despite difficulty; reach:
To meet and merge with:
To fill (a hole) tightly with or as if with a plug; stop up.
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