Ended - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈendəd|  American pronunciation of the word ended
Brit.  |ˈendɪd|  British pronunciation of the word ended
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto end
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto end

adjective

- having come or been brought to a conclusion(syn: complete, concluded, over, terminated)

the affair is over, ended, finished

Examples

the affair is over, ended, finished

He left just after the show ended.

The chess match finally ended after three hours of play.

His frequent absences ended up costing him his job.

I remained behind after the class had ended.

Her first two marriages ended in divorce.

She finally ended months of worry over her credit card debt when she finished paying off her bill.

She finally ended her silence and spoke to the media about what happened.

The speech ended with a reading from his latest novel.

The celebration ended with a spectacular fireworks display.

...the auctioneer mistook my nod for a bid, and I ended up buying a painting I don't even like...

The stadium was virtually empty by the time the game ended.

The case was ended by declaration of a mistrial.

The situation ended in tragedy when the gunman shot and killed two students.

He recently ended his residence at the apartment complex.

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