Synonyms of end in English:



  • 1 the end of the road
    extremity, furthermost part, limit; margin, edge, border, boundary, periphery; point, tip, tail end, tag end, terminus
    [Antonyms] beginning middle
  • 2 the end of the novel
    conclusion, termination, ending, finish, close, resolution, climax, finale, culmination, denouement; epilogue, coda, peroration
    [Antonyms] beginning
  • 3 wealth is a means and not an end in itself
    aim, goal, purpose, objective, object, holy grail, target; intention, intent, design, motive; aspiration, wish, desire, ambition
  • 4 the commercial end of the business
    aspect, side, section, area, field, part, share, portion, segment, province
  • 5 his end might come at any time
    death, dying, demise, passing, expiry, quietus; doom, extinction, annihilation, extermination, destruction; downfall, ruin, ruination, Waterloo
    informal curtains
    formal decease
    [Antonyms] birth
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  • 1 the show ended with a wedding scene
    finish with, conclude with, terminate with, come to an end with, draw to a close with, close with, stop with, cease with; culminate in, climax with, build up to, lead up to, come to a head with
    [Antonyms] begin start
  • 2 she ended their relationship
    break off, call off, bring to an end, put an end to, stop, finish, terminate, discontinue, curtail; dissolve, cancel, annul
    informal can, ax
    [Antonyms] begin
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