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synonyms for ending

  • closure
  • completion
  • denouement
  • finale
  • outcome
  • period
  • resolution
  • catastrophe
  • cessation
  • close
  • closing
  • consummation
  • culmination
  • dissolution
  • epilogue
  • expiration
  • finish
  • lapse
  • omega
  • stop
  • summation
  • termination
  • terminus
  • upshot
  • wane
  • wind-up
  • break
  • breakoff
  • coup de grace
  • desistance
  • swan song
See also synonyms for: unendingly / unending
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antonyms for ending

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  • beginning
  • opening
  • start
  • commencement
  • initiation
  • introduction
  • success
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How to use ending in a sentence

It was a flat ending to a nine-play, 70-yard drive, during which Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady hit wide receiver Mike Evans for 31 yards.
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The extended cut was originally released after BioWare faced backlash for the controversy surrounding the game’s endings, which players felt did not reflect their in-game choices up until that point.
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As I sat for hour after hour, trying to put words to these experiences, I struggled with the fact that there was no ending.
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While there is much to enjoy in “The Rib King,” the ending goes off the rails a bit, with too many minor characters and plot points introduced too swiftly.
LADEE HUBBARD’S ‘THE RIB KING’ IS A FASCINATING LOOK AT AMBITION, RACE AND REVENGENAOMI JACKSONJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The ending was particularly painful, but the ride was electric.
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Since the coordinates of the starting point are both 0 and the coordinates of the ending point are both even, the coordinates of our midpoint are both integers.
THE CROOKED GEOMETRY OF ROUND TRIPSPATRICK HONNERJANUARY 13, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Urbexers don’t like to spoil the ending, or make it too easy for crowds to spoil the site itself, and generally leave what they discover as a mystery for others to keep solving.
A CIA SPYPLANE CRASHED OUTSIDE AREA 51 A HALF-CENTURY AGO. THIS EXPLORER FOUND IT.SARAH SCOLESJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some of those cells on the surface of the suckers had endings that branched out like a tree.
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Perhaps that violent ending might be put on hold for a few more years.
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Nevertheless, the ending, the soundtrack, and Joan Cusack make this film worth watching over and over and over again.
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WORDS RELATED TO ENDING

  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • defeasance
  • dissolution
  • elimination
  • ending
  • invalidation
  • nullification
  • rescinding
  • vitiation
  • voidance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.