A concluding or terminating
The last part
Nightmares persist with the dogs of the law in never ending pursuit.
He'd wanted to make it up to her for her life ending too soon.
In Australia the increase in railway mileage in the five years ending December 31st, 1907 was about 7%-a small proportion as compared with America, Asia or Africa.
It was the ending to his day that he needed.
The next chapter addresses the possibility of ending war.