the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
a final part or section; "we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus"; "Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end"
the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means"
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"
cause to finish a relationship with somebody; "That finished me with Mary"
the act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
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"
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"
(wine tasting) the taste of a wine on the back of the tongue (as it is swallowed); "the wine has a nutty flavor and a pleasant finish"