end [-s] n

OE 'boundary'.

  1. Conclusion; close; final part; last section; [fig.] death; close of life.
  2. Bound; limit of duration; concluding time; temporal boundary; final segment.
  3. Tip; point; terminus; extremity.
  4. Goal; object; purpose; destination; determination; [fig.] final doom; point of no more progress.
  5. Result; consequence; outcome; resolution; solution.
  6. Finish; culmination; diminishing; closure; [fig.] frost; blight.
  7. Edge; boundary; outer limit; far border.

end [-ed, -s] v

see end, n.

  1. Stop; cease; halt; terminate; finish; conclude.
  2. Excuse; allow to go; be done with a task.