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end British & World English

A final part of something, especially a period of time, an activity, or a story

-end British & World English

Denoting a person or thing to be treated in a specified way

end English Thesaurus

Laura's house was at the end of the row

end on British & World English

With the end of an object facing towards one

no end British & World English

To a great extent; very much

on end British & World English

Continuing without stopping for a specified period of time

big end British & World English

(In a piston engine) the larger end of the connecting rod, encircling the crankpin

bin-end British & World English

One of the last bottles from a bin of wine, usually sold at a reduced price

dog-end British & World English

A cigarette end

end-all British & World English

The thing that is final or definitive

end man British & World English

A man at the end of a row, line, or series

end run British & World English

An attempt by the ball carrier to run around the end of the defensive line

end use British & World English

The application or function for which something is designed or for which it is ultimately used

fag end British & World English

A cigarette end

low-end British & World English

Denoting the cheaper products of a range, especially of audio or computer equipment

tag end British & World English

The last remaining part of something

top-end British & World English

(Of a product) at the top of a range; high quality or sophisticated

back end British & World English

The end of something which is furthest from the front or the working end

best end British & World English

The rib end of a neck of lamb or other meat

dead end British & World English

An end of a road or passage from which no exit is possible

East End British & World English

The part of London east of the City as far as the River Lea, including the Docklands

end grain British & World English

The grain of wood seen when it is cut across the growth rings

end line British & World English

The line that marks the back of the end zone

end organ British & World English

A specialized, encapsulated ending of a peripheral sensory nerve, which acts as a receptor for a stimulus

end plate British & World English

A flattened piece at or forming the end of something such as a motor or dynamo

end point British & World English

The final stage of a period or process

end times British & World English

(In some religious beliefs) the period leading up to Judgement Day

end user British & World English

The person who actually uses a particular product

end zone British & World English

The rectangular area at the end of the field into which the ball must be carried or passed to score a touchdown

fore-end British & World English

The front part of something, especially a ship

front end British & World English

The front of a car or other vehicle

high-end British & World English

Denoting the most expensive of a range of products

Land's End British & World English

A rocky promontory in SW Cornwall, which forms the westernmost point of England. The approximate distance by road from Land’s End to John o’Groats is 1,400 km (876 miles)

loose end British & World English

A detail that is not yet settled or explained

rope's end British & World English

A short piece of rope used for flogging, especially on ships

scrag-end British & World English

The inferior end of a neck of mutton

short end British & World English

The part of a stock market which deals in short-term stocks or other securities or commodities

small end British & World English

(In a piston engine) the end of the connecting rod connected to the piston

split end British & World English

A tip of a person’s hair which has split from dryness or ill-treatment

tail end British & World English

The last or hindmost part of something

tight end British & World English

An offensive end who lines up close to the tackle

West End British & World English

The entertainment and shopping area of London to the west of the City

year end British & World English

The end of the financial year

tail end New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)


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