(text messaging) Attend (any sense)
- Out of energy or patience; exhausted or exasperated.
- When everything is considered; in the final analysis.
- To commit suicide.
- Eventually; ultimately:
All will turn out well in the end.
- A great deal:
She had no end of stories to tell. The news upset us no end.
Other Word Forms of End
Origin of End
From Middle English ende, from Old English ende, from Proto-Germanic *andijaz (compare Dutch einde, German Ende, Swedish ände), from Proto-Indo-European *antios (compare Old Irish ét (“end, point”), Latin antiae (“forelock”), Albanian anë (“side”), Ancient Greek ἀντίος (antios, “opposite”), Sanskrit अन्त्य (antya, “last”)), from *h₂enti (“opposite”). More at anti.
The verb is from Middle English enden, endien, from Old English endian (“to end, to make an end of, complete, finish, abolish, destroy, come to an end, die”), from Proto-Germanic *andijōną (“to finish, end”), denominative from *andijaz.
Middle English ende from Old English ant- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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