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Pronunciation: /end/

Translation of end in German:


  • 1 Ende, das; (of nose, hair, finger) Spitze, die from end to end von einem Ende zum anderen at the end of 1987/March Ende 1987/März in the end schließlich come to an end ein Ende nehmen be at an end zu Ende sein
  • 2 (of box, packet, etc.) Schmalseite, die; (top/bottom surface) Ober-/Unterseite, die on end hochkant make ends meet [fig.], zurechtkommen no end of [infml], unendlich viel/viele


Phrasal verbs

end ˈup

v.i. enden end up in [infml], landen in (+ Dat.) end up [as] a teacher [infml], schließlich Lehrer werden

Definition of end in:

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