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"
a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
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"
(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end"
put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either
expected to follow in the indefinite future from causes already operating; "hope of eventual (or ultimate) rescue"; "if this trend continues it is not reasonable to expect the eventual collapse of the stock market"
not to be altered or undone; "the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say"
occurring at or forming an end or termination; "his concluding words came as a surprise"; "the final chapter"; "the last days of the dinosaurs"; "terminal leave"
conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
an examination administered at the end of an academic term
the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
last or greatest in an indefinitely large series; "to the nth degree"