Ender

[ en-der ]
/ ˈɛn dər /

noun

Kor·ne·li·a [kawr-neyl-yuh, -ney-lee-uh] /kɔrˈneɪl yə, -ˈneɪ li ə/,born 1958, German swimmer.

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Definition for ender (2 of 2)

Origin of end

1
First recorded before 900; Middle English, Old English ende; cognate with Old Frisian enda, Middle Dutch e(i)nde, Old Saxon endi, Old High German anti, German Ende, Old Norse endi(r), Gothic andeis “end,” from unattested Germanic anthjá-; akin to Sanskrit ánta- “end”

synonym study for end

5. End, close, conclusion, finish, outcome refer to the termination of something. End implies a natural termination or completion, or an attainment of purpose: the end of a day, of a race; to some good end. Close often implies a planned rounding off of something in process: the close of a conference. Conclusion suggests a decision or arrangement: All evidence leads to this conclusion; the conclusion of peace terms. Finish emphasizes completion of something begun: a fight to the finish. Outcome suggests the issue of something that was in doubt: the outcome of a game. 7. See aim.

OTHER WORDS FROM end

end·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for ender

  • Duncan saw them approaching and took the opportunity to leave Miss Ender.

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  • In his own quarter, however, and among his own kind, the Ender displayed a composure which was simply superb.

  • Travel thither, Ender, to the house of him who took from us the death blankets.

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  • Then someone saw the body of Ender over against one bank, apparently just washing up from deep water.

British Dictionary definitions for ender (1 of 2)

end1
/ (ɛnd) /

noun

verb

See also end up

Derived forms of end

ender, noun

Word Origin for end

Old English ende; related to Old Norse endir, Gothic andeis, Old High German endi, Latin antiae forelocks, Sanskrit antya last

British Dictionary definitions for ender (2 of 2)

end2
/ (ɛnd) /

verb

(tr) British to put (hay or grain) into a barn or stack

Word Origin for end

Old English innian; related to Old High German innōn; see inn
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Idioms and Phrases with ender

end

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