(noun, verb)


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

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

Similar word(s): termination

Definition categories: communication, morpheme

2. the act of ending something

Similar word(s): conclusion, termination

Definition categories: act

3. the point in time at which something ends

- the ending of warranty period

Similar word(s): end

Definition categories: time, point

4. event whose occurrence ends something

- his death marked the ending of an era

Similar word(s): conclusion, finish

Definition categories: event, happening, occurrence, occurrent

5. the last section of a communication

Similar word(s): close, closing, conclusion, end

Definition categories: communication, section, subdivision


1. present participle of end