Synonyms of end in English:
make ends meet
- even with no children to support, she couldn't make ends meetmanage, cope, get by, survive, exist, subsist, muddle through/along, scrape by/along/through, get along, make do, barely/scarcely have enough to live on, keep the wolf from the door, keep one's head above water, scrimp, scrape a livinginformalmake out
put an end to something
- 1 early marriage and early widowhood put an end to her dreamsdestroy, kill, bring to an end, be the end of, end, extinguish, dash, quell, quash, ruin, wreck, shatter, smash, crush, scotch;
- 2 it took over a hundred years to put an end to child labour See abolish
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2 she attempted to end the relationship
break off, call off, bring to an end, put an end to, call a halt to, halt, stop, drop, finish, terminate, discontinue, dissolve, cancel, annul
informalnip something in the bud, wind something up, knock something on the head, give something the chop, pull the plug on, axe, scrap, pack in, get shut of
British informalget shot of
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