do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"
the closing section of a musical composition
rise to, or form, a summit; "The helmet culminated in a crest"
bring to a head or to the highest point; "Seurat culminated pointillism"
end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body
reach the highest or most decisive point
a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
the time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"
the act of killing; "he had two deaths on his conscience"
the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
the personification of death; "Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city"
the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; "the animal died a painful death"
the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
the temporal end; the concluding time;
cause to finish a relationship with somebody; "That finished me with Mary"
finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"
the act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes"
a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance); "the boat had a metallic finish"; "he applied a coat of a clear finish"; "when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly"
construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds; "The horse reared in terror"
the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
located in or toward the back or rear; "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side"
cause to rise up
the back of a military formation or procession; "infantrymen were in the rear"
bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer; "he stood at the back of the stage"; "it was hidden in the rear of the store"
rise up; "The building rose before them"
the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
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"
terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position;
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;
be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
remove the tip from; "tip artichokes"
mark with a tip; "tip the arrow with the small stone"
give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"
strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder"
walk on one's toes
to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
cause to tilt; "tip the screen upward"
cause to topple or tumble by pushing
give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on; "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward"
an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"