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Another word for end

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Noun
  1. The hindmost part of something

    See also:

    precede

  2. A demarcation point or boundary beyond which something does not extend or occur

    See also:

    edge

  3. A concluding or terminating

    See also:

    continue

  4. The last part

    See also:

    start

  5. What one intends to do or achieve

      1. The reason, cause, motive, purpose, etc.
      2. A difficult problem or question.
      3. The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
      3. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
      1. Any object that is shot at, thrown at, etc.
      2. A round, flat board, straw coil, etc., often one marked with concentric circles, set up to be aimed at, as in archery or rifle practice
      3. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
      1. Determination; resolution:
      2. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      3. The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
      1. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      2. An objective or purpose to be reached or achieved, or one that is worth reaching or achieving:
      3. The position occupied by such a unit or guard:
      1. The primary optical element, such as a lens or mirror, in a microscope, camera, telescope, or other optical instrument, that first receives light rays from the object and forms the image.
      2. A noun or pronoun in the objective case.
      3. (Optics) The lens or lenses nearest to the object observed, as in a microscope or telescope, that serve to focus light to form the image of the object
      1. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
      2. A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
      3. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
      1. The practical or essential significance of some concept or quality
      2. A sense of importance or purpose:
      3. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      1. A visible object of known position, serving as a guide or point of reference
      2. (Computers) A character or feature in a file, record, or data stream used to locate a specific point or condition.
      3. An object or point that serves as a guide.
      1. Purpose with respect to marriage:
      2. The act or fact of intending; determination to do a specified thing or act in a specified manner
      3. The action or fact of intending:
      1. Meaning or import
      2. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
      3. A purpose; object; aim
      1. The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
      2. (Sports) A structure or area into which players endeavor to propel a ball or puck in order to score points.
      3. An object or end that one strives to attain; aim
      1. The arrangement of parts, details, form, color, etc. so as to produce an artistic unit; artistic invention
      2. A reasoned purpose; an intent:
      3. A particular plan or method:
      1. An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
      2. A strong desire to gain a particular objective; specif., the drive to succeed, or to gain fame, power, wealth, etc.
      3. The object or goal desired:
      1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
      2. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
      3. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
  6. The ultimate point to which an action, thought, discussion, or policy is carried

    See also:

    limited

  7. Residual matter

      1. The usually short end remaining after something bigger has been used up:
      2. A short piece or length remaining after the main part has been removed or used up
      3. An entry that has minimal text, no text, or has not been written in full in an online reference work.
      1. (Zoology) A tough scale or covering, such as the elytron of a beetle.
      2. (Zool.) A hard covering, as a shell, plate, scale, or elytron
      3. A fragment or broken piece, esp. of pottery; potsherd
      1. Discarded metal in the form of machinery, auto parts, etc. suitable only for reprocessing
      2. A small piece; bit; fragment; shred
      3. Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
      1. A scrap; a bit.
      2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A scrap or fragment of food left from a meal
      3. A small scrap or leaving of food after a meal is completed.
      1. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
      2. The part that exists of a literary or other work left unfinished
      3. (Grammar) A sentence fragment.
      1. A mound of earth, bales of straw, etc. behind a target, for receiving fired rounds or shot arrows
      2. One that serves as an object of ridicule or contempt:
      3. A butt hinge.
    See also:

    leftover

Verb
  1. To bring or come to a natural or proper end

    See also:

    start

Another word for end

Noun
  1. Purpose

      1. Purpose with respect to marriage:
      2. The act or fact of intending; determination to do a specified thing or act in a specified manner
      3. The action or fact of intending:
      1. A limiting factor that must be considered:
      2. A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
      3. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
      1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
      2. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
      3. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
    See also:

    purpose

  2. The close of an action

  3. A result

      1. The central idea or point; gist.
      2. The conclusion; result; outcome
      1. An end result; a consequence.
      2. The way something turns out; result; consequence
      1. Something that produces a specific impression or supports a general design or intention:
      2. Production of a desired impression:
      3. The power to produce an outcome or achieve a result:
      1. The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
      2. (Law) The findings of a court as to the existence of an alleged fact or the application of a particular law
      3. The result or outcome of an act or process:
    See also:

    result

  4. The extremity

      1. (Grammar) A sentence fragment.
      2. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
      3. A part broken away from a whole; broken piece
      1. A small remaining part, quantity, or number of persons or things
      2. A piece of fabric remaining after the rest has been used or sold.
      3. A piece of cloth, ribbon, etc. left over or unsold, as at the end of a bolt
      1. An assigned starting position at a racetrack, in the front row if there is more than one row and in the innermost lane
      2. A tapering wooden shaft extending from the front axle of a wagon or carriage and attached by chains or straps to the collars of a span of horses
      3. (Math.) A point or points with characteristic properties, as the point of origin of polar coordinates
      1. The projecting end of anything; point
      2. A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong.
      3. A sharp point or tip.
      1. The side of a coin having the principal design, often the profile of a political leader's head.
      2. The end considered the most important:
      3. A turning point; a crisis:
      1. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
      2. (Nautical) A platform enclosing the head of each mast of a sailing ship, to which the topmast rigging is attached.
      3. The crown of the head:
      1. (Baseball) A pitched ball that is tipped:
      2. The pointed, tapering, or rounded end or top of something long and slim
      3. A top or apex, as of a mountain
      1. (Geom.) A line or line segment at which two plane surfaces meet
      2. The line or area farthest away from the middle:
      3. A thin, sharpened side, as of the blade of a cutting instrument.
      1. The concluding part of anything
      2. The rear or bottom end of anything
      3. Alternative form of tail end.
      1. (Derogatory) A short, thickset person.
      2. The part of a limb or tooth left after the rest has been cut off, broken off, etc.
      3. The lower end of a tree or plant remaining in the ground after most of the stem or trunk has been cut off
      1. A pen having a short, blunt point
      2. The usually short end remaining after something bigger has been used up:
      3. A short piece or length remaining after the main part has been removed or used up
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. (--- Anthrop.) A stone, piece of flint, etc. worked manually to a sharp point, as for an arrowhead or spearhead
      3. (--- Basketball) A position in the forecourt beyond the top of the key, usually taken by the point guard.
      1. An ornamental strip of flowers or shrubs along the edge of a garden, walk, etc.
      2. An edge or a part near an edge; margin; side
      3. The line or frontier area separating political divisions or geographic regions; a boundary.
      1. A boundary or accepted division; a border.
      2. An indefinite area intermediate between two qualities or conditions:
      3. A line that establishes or marks a border.
      1. A number or point L that is approached by a sequence bn if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number N such that | bn−L | < Ɛ if n > N .
      2. (Informal) One that is intolerable, remarkable, or extreme in some other way:
      3. The point, line, or edge where something ends or must end; boundary or border beyond which something ceases to be or to be possible
      1. Something that indicates a border or limit.
      2. The border or limit so indicated.
      3. Any line or thing marking a limit; bound; border
      1. A boundary or limit
      2. An end; final point; extremity or goal
      3. An end point on a transportation line or the town in which it is located.