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verb end pronunciation in American English /end/
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present tense
present participleending
past tenseended
past participleended
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  1. 1
    [intransitive] to reach a final point

    The marriage ended after only 11 months.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to make something reach its final point

    the peace treaty that ended the war

    I’d like to end my speech by thanking the people who made this conference possible.

  3. 3
    [transitive] to reach the final point of a period of time while in a particular place or state

    The Dow Jones Index ended the day 15 points up on yesterday’s close.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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