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1. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.

Synonyms

  • inanimate
  • defunct
  • gone
  • late
  • stillborn
  • aliveness
  • brain dead
  • assassinated
  • breathless
  • living
  • departed
  • pulseless
  • fallen
  • deathly
  • lifeless
  • bloodless
  • at rest
  • slain
  • asleep
  • d.o.a.
  • deathlike
  • doomed
  • stone-dead
  • deceased
  • at peace
  • exsanguine
  • executed
  • murdered
  • nonviable
  • life
  • vitality
  • cold
  • exsanguinous
  • exanimate

Antonyms

  • spirited
  • inactiveness
  • spiritless
  • inanimateness

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Dead End

  • overextend
  • comprehend
  • condescend
  • transcend
  • recommend
  • landsend
  • apprehend
  • suspend
  • reoffend
  • pretend
  • portend
  • misspend
  • extend
  • expend
  • echemende
  • distend
  • contend
  • befriend
  • yearend
  • unbend
  • relend
  • intend
  • impend
  • descend
  • depend
  • defend
  • commend
  • backend
  • trend
  • spend

Example sentences of the word dead-end


1. Noun Phrase
Just off State Route 6 at the dead end of Peach Orchard Lane lies the South Eastham Conservation Area.

2. dead

noun. ['ˈdɛd'] people who are no longer living.

Synonyms

  • decedent
  • people
  • dead soul
  • deceased person
  • deceased
  • dead person
  • departed

Antonyms

  • death
  • ill health
  • warm
  • unfrozen

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. end

verb. ['ˈɛnd'] have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical.

Synonyms

  • terminate
  • go out
  • run out
  • cease
  • climax
  • run short
  • conclude
  • pass away
  • close
  • turn out
  • culminate
  • break
  • vanish
  • come out
  • lapse
  • go
  • go away
  • stop
  • disappear
  • break up
  • discontinue
  • run low
  • cut out
  • adjourn
  • recess

Antonyms

  • continue
  • strengthen
  • decentralise
  • clarify

Etymology

  • ende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ende (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • enden (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. end

noun. ['ˈɛnd'] either extremity of something that has length.

Synonyms

  • finish
  • end point
  • bitter end
  • railhead
  • nerve end
  • yardarm
  • extremity
  • terminus
  • nerve ending
  • terminal
  • goal
  • pole
  • endpoint
  • magnetic pole
  • bitthead
  • termination
  • tip
  • telomere
  • heel
  • destination

Antonyms

  • naturalize
  • brighten
  • occidentalize
  • inactivate

Etymology

  • ende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ende (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • enden (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. end

noun. ['ˈɛnd'] the point in time at which something ends.

Synonyms

  • period
  • finish
  • terminus ad quem
  • cease
  • ending
  • finale
  • last gasp
  • dying
  • fag end
  • terminal point
  • close
  • conclusion
  • stopping point
  • expiry
  • tail
  • termination
  • expiration
  • demise
  • limit
  • point in time
  • year-end
  • tail end
  • last
  • finis
  • death

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • birth
  • awaken
  • deoxidize

Etymology

  • ende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ende (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • enden (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. end

verb. ['ˈɛnd'] bring to an end or halt.

Synonyms

  • terminate
  • alter
  • close out
  • complete
  • cease
  • decide
  • stamp out
  • axe
  • press out
  • phase out
  • stub out
  • conclude
  • resolve
  • nail down
  • dissolve
  • interrupt
  • change
  • break off
  • cloture
  • close
  • abort
  • culminate
  • lift
  • closure
  • settle
  • adjudicate
  • finalise
  • stop
  • break up
  • discontinue
  • raise
  • extinguish
  • ax
  • modify
  • kill
  • finalize
  • break
  • crush out

Antonyms

  • phase in
  • open
  • nationalize
  • dehumanize

Etymology

  • ende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ende (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • enden (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. end

noun. ['ˈɛnd'] the concluding parts of an event or occurrence.

Synonyms

  • end game
  • conclusion
  • final stage
  • finish
  • homestretch
  • ending
  • passing
  • last

Antonyms

  • assimilate
  • stiffen
  • thin
  • heat

Etymology

  • ende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ende (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • enden (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. end

noun. ['ˈɛnd'] the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it.

Synonyms

  • object
  • target
  • no-goal
  • end-all
  • terminus
  • cognitive content
  • aim
  • goal
  • design
  • bourne
  • mental object
  • objective
  • plan of action
  • intent
  • content
  • intention
  • purpose
  • destination

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise
  • transitivize

Etymology

  • ende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ende (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • enden (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. end

noun. ['ˈɛnd'] a final part or section.

Synonyms

  • section
  • division

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • ende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ende (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • enden (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. end

verb. ['ˈɛnd'] be the end of; be the last or concluding part of.

Synonyms

  • terminate
  • be

Antonyms

  • focus
  • rejuvenate
  • personalize

Etymology

  • ende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ende (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • enden (Middle English (1100-1500))
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