bring+to+an+end

  • 1 bring to an end — index cease, close (terminate), complete, conclude (complete), determine, discontinue (abandon …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 bring, take — Bring indicates movement toward a place identified with the speaker; it suggests to come here with. Take suggests movement away from such a place and indicates to go there with. One takes money to a supermarket and brings home groceries (and no… …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 3 end — ► NOUN 1) the final part of something. 2) the furthest or most extreme part. 3) a termination of a state or situation: they called for an end to violence. 4) a person s death or downfall. 5) a goal or desired result. 6) a part or share of an… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 end — end1 [end] n. [ME & OE ende, akin to Ger ende, Goth andeis < IE * antyos, opposite, lying ahead < * anti , opposite, facing (< base * ants, front, forehead) < OHG endi, forehead, Ger anti, L ante] 1. a limit or limiting part; point of …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 end — [n1] extreme, limit borderline, bound, boundary, butt end, confine, cusp, deadline, edge, extent, extremity, foot, head, heel, limitation, neb, nib, point, prong, spire, stub, stump, tail, tail end, term, terminal, termination, terminus, tip, top …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 End — End, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ending}.] 1. To bring to an end or conclusion; to finish; to close; to terminate; as, to end a speech. I shall end this strife. Shak. [1913 Webster] On the seventh day God ended his work. Gen. ii …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 bring down the curtain on — bring to an end her decision brought down the curtain on a glittering 30 year career …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 end — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Terminal point Nouns 1. end[ing], close, termination, conclusion, wind up, finis, finish, finale, period, terminus, stopping [point]; halt, cessation, desistance, cloture, abortion, curtailment,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 End — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:End >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 end end close termination Sgm: N 1 desinence desinence conclusion finis finale period term terminus endpoint last omega …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 end — n 1. termination, conclusion, expiration, cessation, abruption, stoppage, close, finish, wind up; completion, fulfillment, attainment, accomplishment, culmination, consummation; ending, finale, finis, denouement, peroration, epilogue, period. 2.… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 11 end — end1 ender, n. /end/, n. 1. the last part or extremity, lengthwise, of anything that is longer than it is wide or broad: the end of a street; the end of a rope. 2. a point, line, or limitation that indicates the full extent, degree, etc., of… …

    Universalium

  • 12 end — /ɛnd / (say end) noun 1. an extremity of anything that is longer than it is broad: the end of a street; the end of a rope. 2. an extreme or farthermost part of anything extended in space. 3. anything that bounds an object at one of its… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 end — noun 1》 the final part of something.     ↘the stopping of a state or situation: they called for an end to violence.     ↘a person s death or downfall. 2》 the furthest or most extreme part of something.     ↘either of two places linked by a… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 14 end — [[t]ɛnd[/t]] n. 1) the last part, lengthwise, of anything that is longer than it is wide: the end of a rope[/ex] 2) a point that indicates the full extent of something; limit; bounds 3) a part or place at or adjacent to an extremity: the west end …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 end — I. noun Etymology: Middle English ende, from Old English; akin to Old High German enti end, Latin ante before, Greek anti against Date: before 12th century 1. a. the part of an area that lies at the boundary b. (1) a point that marks the extent… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 end — 1. noun 1) the end of the road Syn: extremity, furthermost part, limit; margin, edge, border, boundary, periphery; point, tip, tail end, tag end, terminus Ant: beginning …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 end — 1. noun 1) the end of the novel Syn: conclusion, termination, ending, finish, close, resolution, climax, finale, culmination, denouement 2) the end of the road Syn: extremity …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 18 end — I. n. 1. Extremity, extreme point. 2. Close, cessation, period, expiration, finale, finis, last, fall of the curtain. 3. Conclusion, completion. 4. Termination, bound, limit. 5. Final state, ultimate condition. 6. Result, event, consequence,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 End time — End time, End times, or End of days are the eschatological writings in the three Abrahamic religions and in doomsday scenarios in various other non Abrahamic religions. In Abrahamic religions, End times are often depicted as a time of tribulation …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 bring — W1S1 [brıŋ] v past tense and past participle brought [bro:t US bro:t] [T] [: Old English; Origin: bringan] 1.) a) to take something or someone with you to the place where you are now, or to the place you are talking about →↑take ▪ Did you bring… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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