Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ending /'endiɳ/
  • danh từ
    • sự kết thúc, sự chấm dứt
    • sự kết liễu, sự diệt
    • phần cuối
Concise Dictionary
+the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)
+the act of ending something
+the point in time at which something ends
+event whose occurrence ends something
+the last section of a communication

+either extremity of something that has length
+the point in time at which something ends
+the concluding parts of an event or occurrence
+the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
+a final part or section
+a final state
+the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object
+(football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage
+one of two places from which people are communicating to each other
+a boundary marking the extremities of something
+the part you are expected to play
+the last section of a communication
+a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
+a position on the line of scrimmage
+have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
+bring to an end or halt
+be the end of; be the last or concluding part of
+put an end to

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 extremity, extreme, extent, bound, boundary, tip, limit, terminus:
That fence marks the southern end of the property. At the end of the garden was a large shed.
2 close, termination, conclusion, cessation, expiration, finish, completion, finale, ending, wind-up; denouement or dénouement:
At the end of the film, the lights came on.
3 aim, purpose, intention, intent, objective, object, goal, point, reason, raison d'être, destination, motive, motivation, aspiration:
To what end does she persist so vehemently?
4 consequence, result, outcome, effect, upshot:
The end of the affair was that he had to leave town.
5 destruction, death, ruin, extermination, annihilation, death, termination, conclusion:
That would spell the end to all life on earth.
6 at a loose end or US and Canadian at loose ends. unsettled, unoccupied, unemployed, uncommitted, undecided, indecisive, ambivalent, vacillating, purposeless, aimless, adrift, drifting, betwixt and between, neither here nor there:
My wife has gone off to visit her mother and I'm at a loose end.
7 on end.
(a) upright, erect, standing:
He can balance a ruler on end.
(b) continuously, uninterruptedly, unceasingly, incessantly, consecutively:
It rained for days on end.
8 the end.
(a) the worst, the last straw, the final blow, Colloq the limit, too much:
Brian's winning first prize is the absolute end.
(b) the best, the greatest:
That disc by The What is the living end.
9 terminate, conclude, bring to an end, stop, halt, cease, wind up or down, settle, put an end to, discontinue, break off, cut off, close, finish, culminate, end up, Brit put paid to; die (out), expire, climax, peter out, vanish:
We have ended our relationship. The book ends with her returning to him. The year ends on December 31st.
10 kill, put to death, annihilate, exterminate, terminate, extinguish; destroy, ruin:
He ended his life last night with a bullet.
11 surpass, outdo, outclass, outshine, outstrip, supersede:
It is a disaster film to end all disaster films.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 the last part of a story, film/movie, etc: His stories usually have a happy ending.
Antonym: OPENING
2 the act of finishing sth; the last part of sth: the anniversary of the ending of the Pacific War + It was the perfect ending to the perfect day.
3 the last part of a word, that is added to a main part: + verb
endings + a masculine / feminine ending
Collocation Dictionary


happy | sad, tragic, unhappy | dramatic | fairy-tale
The crowd cheered on the unknown Tunisian, hoping for a fairy-tale ending to the race.
| perfect
The meal was the perfect ending to a great weekend.
| abrupt
I was surprised by the abrupt ending to the conversation.


The book has a sad ending.


~ to
This is a happy ending to a rather sad story.

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