- either of the linemen: stationed farthest from the center.
- the position played by this lineman.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for end
- having the end down; upright: to stand a box on end.
- continuously; successively: They talked for hours on end.
Origin of end1
synonym study for end
OTHER WORDS FROM endender, noun
Definition for end (2 of 4)
verb (used with object) British Dialect.
Origin of end2
Definition for end (3 of 4)
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Example sentences from the Web for end
The Via Dolorosa ends at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and is marked by nine stations of the cross.
Any restaurant with a sustained fame ends up becoming a set, of sorts, and on that front, Sotto Sotto cinched it.The Fiery Death of Sotto Sotto, Toronto’s Celebrity Hotspot|Shinan Govani|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After 18 months of secret talks, the president announces a diplomatic breakthrough that ends the last fight of the Cold War.Obama Realizes What 10 Presidents Didn’t: Isolating Cuba Doesn’t Work|Christopher Dickey|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Regardless of how the showdown ends, it does serve a very clear signal of what the political climate will be in the next Congress.Bachmann and Pelosi vs. Boehner and Obama Over Spending Bill|Ben Jacobs|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sweepstakes begins on December 9th, 2014 at 8:00 AM EST and ends on January 31st, 2015 at 11:59 EST (the "Entry Period").
Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
Eggs and nestlings were found lying on the bare soil at the inner ends of the burrows; no nesting material was found.
The inner ends of the burrows were enlarged with a depression in the floor, where the eggs were laid.
It laid its hold upon agriculture, sowing and reaping the grain and transporting it to the ends of the earth.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
They are usually shorter and more irregular in outline, and more frequently have irregularly broken ends.
British Dictionary definitions for end (1 of 4)
- the last section or part
- (as modifier)the end office Related adjectives: final, terminal, ultimate
- with the end pointing towards one
- with the end adjacent to the end of another object
- to sustain one's part in a joint enterprise
- to hold one's own in an argument, contest, etc
- without pause or interruption
- the worst, esp something that goes beyond the limits of endurance
- mainly US the best in quality
Derived forms of endender, noun
Word Origin for end
British Dictionary definitions for end (2 of 4)
Word Origin for end
British Dictionary definitions for end (3 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for end (4 of 4)
suffix forming nouns
Medical definitions for end
Idioms and Phrases with end
In addition to the idioms beginning with end
- end game
- end in itself
- end justifies the means, the
- end of one's rope, at the
- end of the line
- end run
- ends of the earth, the
- end to end
- end up
- all's well that ends well
- at loose ends
- at one's wit's end
- be-all and end-all
- beginning of the end
- bitter end
- burn the candle at both ends
- can't see beyond the end of one's nose
- come to an end
- dead end
- go off the deep end
- hair stand on end
- hold one's end up
- in the end
- light at the end of the tunnel
- make ends meet
- never hear the end of
- odds and ends
- on end
- on the receiving end
- play both ends against the middle
- put an end to
- rear end
- short end (of the stick)
- tail end
- wrong end of the stick