Part of speech:
A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
The act or time of commencing; beginning; start
Anything that introduces, or prepares the way for
A ceasing, as of some activity
The definition of closure is the act of closing something, or an end or resolution of something.
The definition of completion is the act of finishing something in its entirety or the state of being entirely finished.
(Football) A player at either end of the line
(Chiefly North America) Each of the intervals into which various sporting events are divided. [from 19th c.]
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
(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, summarizing statement, report, etc.
(Narratology) The chronological conclusion of a series of narrative works.
The final or concluding part; end
An instance of beginning a race:
The final step in the purchase of real property or of an interest in real property when a deed or another instrument of title is conveyed to the buyer, the purchase price or a portion thereof is paid, and collateral matters, such as the exchange or transfer of any assignments, insurance policies, leases, and mortgages, are finalized.
The source or cause:
The middle part of the body; waist
To come to an end in space or time; stop; end
To arrive at or attain the end of:
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To complete is to finish something, to make something whole or see a task through to the end.
(Sports) To deflect or tap (a ball, puck, etc.) in a particular direction, esp. into a goal
The rear, elongated part of many animals, extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body. Tails are used variously for balance, combat, communication, mating displays, fat storage, propulsion and course correction in water, and course correction in air.
Squash is to squeeze something to make it smaller, or to crush an idea, or push down an emotion.
To break up (a relationship, for example); dissolve.
(Of a project or plan) To stop working on indefinitely.
Result is defined as to happen or end in a certain way as a consequence of something else.
The definition of resolve is to solve, or settle something, or to make a commitment to do something.
To quash is to suppress or put an end to something.
Purpose is defined as to plan or intend to do something.
To determine the position of; locate.
To be turned or faced in a given direction; aim.
(Mathematics, intransitive) To have a limit in a particular set.
To fall from a previous level or standard, as of accomplishment, quality, or conduct:
To come to an end; terminate; cease
To be brought to an end; be annulled or terminated:
To reach a decision; resolve:
Design is defined as to prepare or plan something.
To reach its highest point or climax; result (in)
To complete successfully; put the finishing touch on
To complete (a marriage) with the first act of sexual intercourse after the ceremony.
To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
To stick out; project
(Intransitive) To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.
To gain with effort or despite difficulty; reach:
To succeed in doing (a task, for example); carry out or complete.
To become indifferent; to cease to be subject.
To put into order; arrange as desired:
To cancel or end a scheduled event, project or course
Interrupt is defined as to stop or cause something to stop for a period of time.
(Gram.) To put at or near the end of the sentence
To put aside or desist from (something practiced, professed, or intended); stop doing or adhering to.
To close a session or meeting for a time
To endure something with tolerance or patience:
To produce through artistic or imaginative effort:
To begin; start.
A gap, breach, or aperture:
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