bring to an end

bring to an end
index cease, close (terminate), complete, conclude (complete), determine, discontinue (abandon), dispatch (dispose of), dissolve (terminate), extinguish, finish, perfect, quit (discontinue), terminate

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  • bring, take — Bring indicates movement toward a place identified with the speaker; it suggests to come here with. Take suggests movement away from such a place and indicates to go there with. One takes money to a supermarket and brings home groceries (and no… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • end — ► NOUN 1) the final part of something. 2) the furthest or most extreme part. 3) a termination of a state or situation: they called for an end to violence. 4) a person s death or downfall. 5) a goal or desired result. 6) a part or share of an… …   English terms dictionary

  • end — end1 [end] n. [ME & OE ende, akin to Ger ende, Goth andeis < IE * antyos, opposite, lying ahead < * anti , opposite, facing (< base * ants, front, forehead) < OHG endi, forehead, Ger anti, L ante] 1. a limit or limiting part; point of …   English World dictionary

  • end — [n1] extreme, limit borderline, bound, boundary, butt end, confine, cusp, deadline, edge, extent, extremity, foot, head, heel, limitation, neb, nib, point, prong, spire, stub, stump, tail, tail end, term, terminal, termination, terminus, tip, top …   New thesaurus

  • End — End, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ending}.] 1. To bring to an end or conclusion; to finish; to close; to terminate; as, to end a speech. I shall end this strife. Shak. [1913 Webster] On the seventh day God ended his work. Gen. ii …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bring down the curtain on — bring to an end her decision brought down the curtain on a glittering 30 year career …   Useful english dictionary

  • end — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Terminal point Nouns 1. end[ing], close, termination, conclusion, wind up, finis, finish, finale, period, terminus, stopping [point]; halt, cessation, desistance, cloture, abortion, curtailment,… …   English dictionary for students

  • End — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:End >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 end end close termination Sgm: N 1 desinence desinence conclusion finis finale period term terminus endpoint last omega …   English dictionary for students

  • end — n 1. termination, conclusion, expiration, cessation, abruption, stoppage, close, finish, wind up; completion, fulfillment, attainment, accomplishment, culmination, consummation; ending, finale, finis, denouement, peroration, epilogue, period. 2.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • end — end1 ender, n. /end/, n. 1. the last part or extremity, lengthwise, of anything that is longer than it is wide or broad: the end of a street; the end of a rope. 2. a point, line, or limitation that indicates the full extent, degree, etc., of… …   Universalium

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