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Overview of noun ending

The noun ending has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) ending, termination

(the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme); "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending")

2. (1) termination, ending, conclusion

(the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement")

3. end, ending

(the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period")

4. ending, conclusion, finish

(event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show")

5. conclusion, end, close, closing, ending

(the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say...")

Overview of verb end

The verb end has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (53) end, stop, finish, terminate, cease

(have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo")

2. (29) end, terminate

(bring to an end or halt; "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")

3. (10) end, terminate

(be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie")

4. end

(put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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