Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 67. End.
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.
  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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