end


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.

end

1. Sport either of the two defended areas of a playing field, rink, etc.
2. Bowls Curling a section of play from one side of the rink to the other
3. American football a player at the extremity of the playing line; wing

What does it mean when you dream about the end?

Can refer to one’s goals or simply to the end of some situation, as in such expressions as “the end of the road” and “the light at the end of the tunnel.” End is often utilized in idioms, such as “I’m at the end of my rope,” “I’m at my wits end,” and “at loose ends.”

end

[end]
(geology)

End

Armageddon
battleground of good and evil before Judgment Day. [N.T.: Revelation 16:16]
checkmate
end of game in chess: folk-etymology of Shah-mat, ‘the Shah is dead.’ [Br. Folklore: Espy, 217]
fatal raven
indicates defeat or victory by arranging its wings. [Norse Legend: Volsung Saga]
Judgment Day
final trial of all mankind. [N.T.: Revelation]
Last Supper
Passover dinner the night before Christ died. [N.T.: Matthew 26:26–29; Mark 14:22–25; Luke 22:14–20]
References in classic literature ?
And the same is true of all other things; they have each of them an end and a special excellence?
Well, and can the eyes fulfil their end if they are wanting in their own proper excellence and have a defect instead?
Even Stamboul, it is said, shall have an end, and the most unlucky blunders must come to a conclusion.
"A poem, in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having, for its immediate object, pleasure, not truth; to romance, by having, for its object, an indefinite instead of a definite pleasure, being a poem only so far as this object is attained; romance presenting perceptible images with definite, poetry with indefinite sensations, to which end music is an essential, since the comprehension of sweet sound is our most indefinite conception.
At the end of the straits, I made sure we must fall into some bar of raging breakers, where all my troubles would be ended speedily; and though I could, perhaps, bear to die, I could not bear to look upon my fate as it approached.
It was a comrade, bending over the house, strength and adventure in its roots, but in its utmost fingers tenderness, and the girth, that a dozen men could not have spanned, became in the end evanescent, till pale bud clusters seemed to float in the air.
Why not believe, while I can, that it will end well after all?
"Betteredge," I said, "is there any hint to guide me at the end of the letter?"
I daresay David would have had to laugh in the end, had there not been a half-gnawed sausage in one of the pockets, and the sight of it reminded him so cruelly of the poor dog's fate that he howled, and Joey's heart was touched at last, and he also wept, but he wiped his eyes with the duck.
He put all the sausages into the end of the machine that they had issued from, and turned the handle backward, and then out came the dog at the other end!
Ends had the address, and the check would be mailed the first thing in the morning.
Ends, whose cranky eyes justified themselves in his shortness of temper.