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Adjective: ended  en-did
  1. Having come or been brought to a conclusion
    "the affair is over, ended, finished";
    - complete, concluded, over, all over, terminated
Verb: end  end
  1. Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
    "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo";
    - stop, finish, terminate, cease
  2. Bring to an end or halt
    "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime";
    - terminate
  3. Be the end of; be the last or concluding part of
    "This sad scene ended the movie";
    - terminate
  4. Put an end to
    "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"

See also: finished

Type of: alter, be, change, destroy, destruct, modify, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], uncreate [literary]

Antonym: lead off, start out

Encyclopedia: End