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Engelsk navneord: end

1. end (om sted) either extremity of something that has length


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe end of the pier.
She knotted the end of the thread.
They rode to the end of the line.
The terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)terminal


Mindre specifikke termerextremity


Mere specifikke termerbitter end, bitthead, destination, end point, endpoint, finish, goal, heel, heel, magnetic pole, nerve end, nerve ending, point, pole, railhead, telomere, termination, terminus, terminus, tip, yardarm

2. end (om tid) the point in time at which something ends


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe end of the year.
The ending of warranty period.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ending


Mindre specifikke termerpoint, point in time


Mere specifikke termercease, close, conclusion, death, death, demise, dying, expiration, expiry, fag end, finale, finis, finish, last, last, last gasp, limit, period, stopping point, tail, tail end, terminal point, termination, terminus ad quem, year-end


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)commencement, get-go, offset, outset, showtime, starting time, beginning, kickoff, start, first, middle

3. end (om begivenhed) the concluding parts of an event or occurrence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe end was exciting.
I had to miss the last of the movie.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)final stage, last


Mindre specifikke termerconclusion, ending, finish


Mere specifikke termerend game, end game, endgame, endgame, homestretch, passing

4. end (om erkendelse) the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe ends justify the means.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)goal


Mindre specifikke termercognitive content, content, mental object


Mere specifikke termeraim, aim, bourn, bourne, design, destination, end-all, intent, intention, intention, no-goal, object, objective, purpose, target, terminus


Omfatter disse overordnede termerplan of action

5. end (om erkendelse) a final part or section


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus.
Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end.


Mindre specifikke termerdivision, part, section


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)middle, beginning

6. end (om tilstand) a final state


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe came to a bad end.
The so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)death, destruction


Mindre specifikke termerstate

7. end (om sted) the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOne end of the box was marked `This side up'.


Mindre specifikke termersurface

8. end (om person) (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe end managed to hold onto the pass.


Mindre specifikke termerlineman


Mere specifikke termersplit end, tight end


Overordnet emneområdefootball, football game

9. end (om sted) a boundary marking the extremities of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe end of town.


Mindre specifikke termerbound, boundary, bounds

10. end (om sted) one of two places from which people are communicating to each other


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe phone rang at the other end.
Both ends wrote at the same time.


Mindre specifikke termerplace, spot, topographic point

11. end (om handling) the part you are expected to play


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe held up his end.


Mindre specifikke termercontribution, part, share

12. end (om kommunikation) the last section of a communication


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn conclusion I want to say....


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)close, closing, conclusion, ending


Mindre specifikke termersection, subdivision


Mere specifikke termeranticlimax, bathos, coda, epilog, epilog, epilogue, epilogue, finale, peroration


Omfatter disse overordnede termeraddress, narration, recital, speech, yarn

13. end (om genstand) a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)oddment, remainder, remnant


Mindre specifikke termerpiece of cloth, piece of material


Mere specifikke termerfag end

14. end (om handling) (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNo one wanted to play end.


Mindre specifikke termerlineman


Tilhører disse overordnede termereleven, football team


Engelsk udsagnsord: end

1. end (om tilstand) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed.
Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other.
My property ends by the bushes.
The symphony ends in a pianissimo.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cease, finish, stop, terminate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mere specifikke termeradjourn, break, break up, climax, close, come out, conclude, culminate, cut out, disappear, disappear, discontinue, go, go away, go out, lapse, pass away, recess, run low, run out, run short, turn out, vanish, vanish


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)begin, start

2. end (om ændring) bring to an end or halt


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime.
The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey end moving


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)terminate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify


Mere specifikke termerabort, adjudicate, ax, axe, break, break, break off, break up, break up, close, close, close out, closure, cloture, complete, conclude, crush out, culminate, decide, discontinue, dissolve, dissolve, extinguish, finalise, finalize, finish, finish, interrupt, kill, lift, nail down, phase out, press out, raise, resolve, settle, settle, stamp out, stop, stub out


Medførercease, end, finish, stop, terminate


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)begin, commence, set out, start, start out, commence, lead off, start, begin, set about, get down, get

3. end (om tilstand) be the end of; be the last or concluding part of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis sad scene ended the movie.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)terminate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termerclose

4. end (om tilvejebringelse) put an end to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdestroy, destruct









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