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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section IV. Order
2. Consecutive Order
 
67. End.
 
  
NOUN:END, close, termination; desinence [rare], conclusion, finis, finale, period, term, terminus, last, omega; extreme, extremity; gable end, butt end, fag-end; tip, nib, point; tail (rear) [See Rear]; verge (edge) [See Edge]; tag, peroration, appendix, epilogue; bottom dollar [colloq.], bitter end, tail end [colloq.], terminal, apodosis.
  CONSUMMATION, dénouement [F.]; finish (completion) [See Completion]; fate; doom, doomsday; crack of doom, day of Judgment, fall of the curtain; goal, destination; limit, stoppage, end-all, wind-up [colloq.]; determination; expiration, expiry; dissolution, death [See Death]; end of all things; finality; eschatology.
  BREAK UP, commencement de la fin [F.], last stage, evening (of life); turning point; coup de grâce [F.], deathblow; knock-out, knock-out blow;sockdolager [slang, U. S.], K. O. [slang].
  
VERB:END, close, finish, terminate, conclude, be all over; expire; die [See Death]; come to a close, draw to a close &c. n.; perorate; have run its course; run out, pass away.
  BRING TO AN END &c. n.; put an end to, make an end of; determine; get through; achieve (complete) [See Completion]; stop &c. (make to cease) [See Cessation]; shut up shop; hang up the fiddle [colloq.].
  
ADJECTIVE:ENDING &c. v.; final, terminal, terminative [rare], conclusive, conclusory, determinative, definitive; crowning (completing) [See Completion]; last, ultimate; hindermost; rear [See Rear]; caudal; vergent [rare].
  conterminate [obs.], conterminous, conterminable [rare].
  ENDED &c. v.; at an end; settled, decided, over, played out, set at rest; conclusive.
  penultimate; last but one, last but two, &c.
  
ADVERB:FINALLY &c. adj.; in fine; at the last; once for all.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. As high as Heaven and as deep as hell.—Beaumont and Fletcher
  2. Deficit omne quod nascitur.—Quintilian
  3. En toute chose il faut considérer la fin.
  4. Finem respice.
  5. Ultimus Romanorum.

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