the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town"
either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object; "one end of the box was marked `This side up'"
one of two places from which people are communicating to each other; "the phone rang at the other end"; "both ends wrote at the same time"
(football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass"
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"
the closing section of a musical composition
the temporal end; the concluding time;
finding a solution to a problem
a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"
the trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
analysis into clear-cut components
something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "they finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
(music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord