What does ending mean?

Definitions for ending
ˈɛn dɪŋend·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ending.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ending, terminationnoun

    the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)

    "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending"

  2. termination, ending, conclusionnoun

    the act of ending something

    "the termination of the agreement"

  3. end, endingnoun

    the point in time at which something ends

    "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"

  4. ending, conclusion, finishnoun

    event whose occurrence ends something

    "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

  5. conclusion, end, close, closing, endingnoun

    the last section of a communication

    "in conclusion I want to say..."


  1. endingnoun

    A termination or conclusion.

  2. endingnoun

    The last part of something.

  3. endingnoun

    The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ending

    of End

  2. Endingnoun

    termination; concluding part; result; conclusion; destruction; death

  3. Endingnoun

    the final syllable or letter of a word; the part joined to the stem. See 3d Case, 5

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ending' in Nouns Frequency: #2849

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ending in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of ending in a Sentence

  1. Steven Brill:

    You have drug companies, you know, vaccine companies, whose ads are ending up on health care hoax sites.

  2. Jay Jacobs:

    Voters understand better than some of those looking to score political points that The Governor has done a great job staying focused on saving lives and ending this pandemic, those seeking to politicize the process should take heed.

  3. Emanuel Cleaver:

    I have always stated that we must follow the science in all matters, but especially when it comes to public health. I have the utmost faith in the American scientists and health professionals who concocted these vaccines in record time, and I believe they are the key to ending the COVID-19 crisis.

  4. Donald Birx:

    I would call her and talk to her about what the ideas were and what we were thinking about, she gave us feedback about what she thought about those processes and what to do. And I think some of the things like ending early, she gave us assurance that we could do that. She also gave us an assurance that if we did the right measures, and we did the testing, and we use masks, and we were really religious about it, that she said we could pull it off.

  5. Suhail Shaheen:

    We are on the verge of ending the invasion and reaching a peaceful solution for Afghanistan.

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Translations for ending

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  • окончание, край, завършванеBulgarian
  • terminacióCatalan, Valencian
  • Endung, Ende, Beendigung, AblaufGerman
  • πέρας, κατάληξηGreek
  • finaĵoEsperanto
  • loppuminen, päätös, loppu, pääte, loppuosaFinnish
  • fin, terminaisonFrench
  • ավարտ, վախճան, վերջArmenian
  • konkluzoIdo
  • 終わり, 結末, 語尾Japanese
  • 어미Korean
  • extremus, finis, terminus, extremum, exitus, peractioLatin
  • uitgang, beëindigingDutch
  • término, conclusão, fim, final, terminação, finalizaçãoPortuguese
  • terminație, încheiere, sfârșit, finalRomanian
  • конец, завершение, окончаниеRussian
  • finixhmint, coron, fén, dibout, caweteWalloon

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