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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  End  \End\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ended};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Ending}.] 
  1.  To  bring  to  an  end  or  conclusion;  to  finish;  to  close  to 
  terminate;  as  to  end  a  speech.  ``I  shall  end  this 
  strife.''  --Shak. 
 
  On  the  seventh  day  God  ended  his  work  --Gen.  ii  2. 
 
  2.  To  form  or  be  at  the  end  of  as  the  letter  k  ends  the 
  word  back 
 
  3.  To  destroy;  to  put  to  death.  ``This  sword  hath  ended 
  him.''  --Shak. 
 
  {To  end  up},  to  lift  or  tilt,  so  as  to  set  on  end  as  to  end 
  up  a  hogshead. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ending  \End"ing\,  n. 
  1.  Termination;  concluding  part  result;  conclusion; 
  destruction;  death. 
 
  2.  (Gram.)  The  final  syllable  or  letter  of  a  word  the  part 
  joined  to  the  stem.  See  3d  {Case},  5. 
 
  {Ending  day},  day  of  death.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ending 
  n  1:  an  affix  that  is  added  at  the  end  of  the  word  [syn:  {suffix}] 
  2:  the  act  of  ending  something  "the  termination  of  the 
  agreement"  [syn:  {termination},  {conclusion}] 
  3:  the  point  in  time  at  which  something  ends  "the  end  of  the 
  year";  "the  ending  of  warranty  period"  [syn:  {end}]  [ant: 
  {beginning},  {middle}] 
  4:  an  event  whose  occurrence  ends  something  "his  death  marked 
  the  ending  of  an  era"  [syn:  {conclusion}]  [ant:  {beginning}] 
  5:  the  last  section  of  a  communication;  "in  conclusion  I  want 
  to  say..."  [syn:  {conclusion},  {end},  {close},  {closing}] 




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