KJV Dictionary Definition: end


END, n.

1. The extreme point of a line, or of anything that has more length than breadth; as the end of a house; the end of a table; the end of a finger; the end of a chain or rope. When bodies or figures have equal dimensions, or equal length and breadth, the extremities are called sides.

2. The extremity or last part, in general; the close or conclusion, applied to time.

At the end of two months, she returned. Judges 11.

3. The conclusion or cessation of an action.

Of the increase of his government there shall be no end. Is.9.

4. The close or conclusion; as the end of a chapter.

5. Ultimate state or condition; final doom.

Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace. Ps.37.

6. The point beyond which no progression can be made.

They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end. Ps.107.

7. Final determination; conclusion of debate or deliberation.

My guilt be on my head and there's an end!

8. Close of life; death; decease.

Unblamed through life, lamented in thy end.

9. Cessation; period; close of a particular state of things; as the end of the world.

10. Limit; termination.

There is no end of the store. Hahum 2.

11. Destruction. Amos 8.

The end of all flesh is come. Gen.6.

12. Cause of death; a destroyer.

And award

Either of you to be the other's end.

13. Consequence; issue; result; conclusive event; conclusion.

The end of these things is death. Rom.6.

14. A fragment or broken piece.

Old odd ends.

15. The ultimate point or thing at which one aims or directs his views; the object intended to be reached or accomplished by any action or scheme; purpose intended; scope; aim; drift; as private ends; public ends.

Two things I shall propound to you, as ends.

The end of the commandments is charity. l Tim.1.

A right to the end, implies a right to the means necessary for attaining it.

16. An end, for on end, upright; erect; as, his hair stands an end.

17. The ends of the earth, in scripture, are the remotest parts of the earth, or the inhabitants of those parts.

END, v.t. To finish; to close; to conclude; to terminate; as, to end a controversy; to end a war.

On the seventh day God ended his work. Gen.2.

1. To destroy; to put to death.

King Harry, thy sword hath ended him.

END, v.i. To come to the ultimate point; to be finished; as, a voyage ends by the return of a ship.

1. To terminate; to close; to conclude. The discourse ends with impressive words.

2. To cease; to come to a close. Winter ends in March, and summer in September. A good like ends in peace.


END'ING, ppr. from end. Terminating; closing; concluding.

END'ING, n. Termination; conclusion.

1. In grammar, the terminating syllable or letter of a word.