Hypertext Webster Gateway: "end"

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary (easton)

in Heb. 13:7, is the rendering of the unusual Greek word
_ekbasin_, meaning "outcome", i.e., death. It occurs only
elsewhere in 1 Cor. 10:13, where it is rendered "escape."

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

End \End\, n. [OE. & AS. ende; akin to OS. endi, D. einde, eind,
OHG. enti, G. ende, Icel. endir, endi, Sw. ["a]nde, Dan.
ende, Goth. andeis, Skr. anta. ????. Cf. {Ante-}, {Anti-},
1. The extreme or last point or part of any material thing
considered lengthwise (the extremity of breadth being
side); hence, extremity, in general; the concluding part;
termination; close; limit; as, the end of a field, line,
pole, road; the end of a year, of a discourse; put an end
to pain; -- opposed to {beginning}, when used of anything
having a first part.

Better is the end of a thing than the beginning
thereof. --Eccl. vii.

2. Point beyond which no procession can be made; conclusion;
issue; result, whether successful or otherwise; conclusive
event; consequence.

My guilt be on my head, and there an end. --Shak.

O that a man might know The end of this day's
business ere it come! --Shak.

3. Termination of being; death; destruction; extermination;
also, cause of death or destruction.

Unblamed through life, lamented in thy end. --Pope.

Confound your hidden falsehood, and award Either of
you to be the other's end. --Shak.

I shall see an end of him. --Shak.

4. The object aimed at in any effort considered as the close
and effect of exertion; ppurpose; intention; aim; as, to
labor for private or public ends.

Losing her, the end of living lose. --Dryden.

When every man is his own end, all things will come
to a bad end. --Coleridge.

5. That which is left; a remnant; a fragment; a scrap; as,
odds and ends.

I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends stolen
out of holy writ, And seem a saint, when most I play
the devil. --Shak.

6. (Carpet Manuf.) One of the yarns of the worsted warp in a
Brussels carpet.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

End \End\, v. i.
To come to the ultimate point; to be finished; to come to a
close; to cease; to terminate; as, a voyage ends; life ends;
winter ends.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

End \End\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ended}; p. pr. & vb. n.
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)

Endo- \En"do-\, End- \End-\ [Gr. 'e`ndon within, fr. ? in. See
A combining form signifying within; as, endocarp, endogen,
endocuneiform, endaspidean.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n 1: either extremity of something that has length: "the end of
the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they
rode to the end of the line"
2: the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the
year"; "the ending of warranty period" [syn: {ending}]
[ant: {beginning}, {middle}]
3: the concluding parts of an event or occurrence: "the end was
exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie" [syn: {last},
{final stage}]
4: the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and
that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to
achieve it; "the ends justify the means" [syn: {goal}]
5: a final part or section: "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" [ant: {beginning},
6: a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called
glorious experiment came to an inglorious end" [syn: {destruction},
7: the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional
object: "one end of the box was marked `This side up'"
8: (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of
scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass"
9: one of two places from which people are communicating to
each other; "the phone rang at the other end" or "both
ends wrote at the same time"
10: a boundary marking the extremities of something: "the end of
11: the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
12: the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want
to say..." [syn: {conclusion}, {close}, {closing}, {ending}]
13: a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been
used or sold [syn: {remainder}, {remnant}, {scrap}, {oddment}]
14: a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play
v 1: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense:
"My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in
a pianissimo" [syn: {finish}, {terminate}, {cease}]
[ant: {begin}]
2: bring to an end; "She ended their friendship when she found
out that he had once been convicted of a crime" [syn: {terminate}]
[ant: {begin}]
3: be the end of; be the last of concluding part of; "This sad
scene ended the movie"
4: put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he
had survived"
5: bring to a conclusion or cause to come to an end; "We
terminated our relation with the company"; "It is unclear
whether the bombing of Hiroshima ended the war"; "Cease
doing what you are doing!" [syn: {terminate}, {cease}]
[ant: {begin}]

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