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"
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 sam
expel air; "Exhale when you lift the weight"
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
lose validity; "My passports expired last month"
comes to an end
let slip; "He lapsed his membership"
go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
a failure to maintain a higher state
drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
a mistake resulting from inattention
end, at least for a long time; "The correspondence lapsed"
a break or intermission in the occurrence of something; "a lapse of three weeks between letters"
pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into nirvana"
pass by; "three years elapsed"
remove from a position or office; "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
remove and replace; "The word processor has ousted the typewriter"