Noun Definition


1.Definition: (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

"No one wanted to play end"

Category: General

2.Definition: (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage

"The end managed to hold onto the pass"

Category: People

3.Definition: a boundary marking the extremities of something

"The end of town"

Category: Places

4.Definition: 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"

Category: General

5.Definition: a final state

"He came to a bad end", "The so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"

Related Noun(s):death, destruction

Category: General

6.Definition: a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold

Related Noun(s):oddment, remainder, remnant

Category: Objects

7.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):terminal

Category: Places

8.Definition: 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"

Category: Places

9.Definition: the final stage or concluding parts of an event or occurrence

"The end was exciting", "I had to miss the last of the movie"

Related Noun(s):last

Category: General

10.Definition: the last section of a communication

Related Noun(s):close, conclusion

Category: General

11.Definition: the part you are expected to play

"He held up his end"

Category: General

12.Definition: the point in time at which something ends

"The end of the year", "The ending of warranty period"

Category: General

13.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):goal

Category: General

14.Definition: the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object

"One end of the box was marked `This side up'"

Category: Places