Synonyms for (noun) end

Synonyms: end

Definition: (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

Usage: no one wanted to play end

Similar words: lineman

Definition: (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage


Synonyms: end

Definition: the part you are expected to play

Usage: he held up his end

Similar words: part, share, contribution

Definition: the part played by a person in bringing about a result

Usage: I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project; they all did their share of the work


Synonyms: end, oddment, remainder, remnant

Definition: a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold

Similar words: piece of cloth, piece of material

Definition: a separate part consisting of fabric


Synonyms: end

Definition: a final part or section

Usage: we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus; Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end

Similar words: part, section, division

Definition: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole

Usage: the written part of the exam; the finance section of the company; the BBC's engineering division


Synonyms: goal, end

Definition: the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it

Usage: the ends justify the means

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned


Synonyms: close, closing, conclusion, end, ending

Definition: the last section of a communication

Usage: in conclusion I want to say...

Similar words: section, subdivision

Definition: a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

Usage: he always turns first to the business section; the history of this work is discussed in the next section


Synonyms: last, final stage, end

Definition: the concluding parts of an event or occurrence

Usage: the end was exciting; I had to miss the last of the movie

Similar words: ending, finish, conclusion

Definition: event whose occurrence ends something

Usage: his death marked the ending of an era; when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show


Synonyms: end

Definition: a boundary marking the extremities of something

Usage: the end of town

Similar words: bound, boundary, bounds

Definition: the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something


Synonyms: end, terminal

Definition: either extremity of something that has length

Usage: the end of the pier; she knotted the end of the thread; they rode to the end of the line; the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix

Similar words: extremity

Definition: the outermost or farthest region or point


Synonyms: end

Definition: the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object

Usage: one end of the box was marked `This side up'

Similar words: surface

Definition: the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object

Usage: they skimmed over the surface of the water; a brush small enough to clean every dental surface; the sun has no distinct surface


Synonyms: end

Definition: one of two places from which people are communicating to each other

Usage: the phone rang at the other end; both ends wrote at the same time

Similar words: topographic point, spot, place

Definition: a point located with respect to surface features of some region

Usage: this is a nice place for a picnic; a bright spot on a planet


Synonyms: end

Definition: (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage

Usage: the end managed to hold onto the pass

Similar words: lineman

Definition: one of the players on the line of scrimmage


Synonyms: death, destruction, end

Definition: a final state

Usage: he came to a bad end; the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state


Synonyms: end, ending

Definition: the point in time at which something ends

Usage: the end of the year; the ending of warranty period

Similar words: point, point in time

Definition: an instant of time

Usage: at that point I had to leave

Synonyms for (verb) end

Synonyms: end, terminate

Definition: bring to an end or halt

Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: end

Definition: put an end to

Usage: The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived

Similar words: destroy, destruct

Definition: do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

Usage: The fire destroyed the house


Synonyms: terminate, end

Definition: be the end of; be the last or concluding part of

Usage: This sad scene ended the movie

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer