End and Outset


End noun - The point in time at which something ends.
Usage example: the end of the year

Outset is an antonym for end in close topic.

Nearby Words: ending, ended, endless


Outset noun - The point at which something begins.
Usage example: I wish you'd mentioned this problem at the outset

End is an antonym for outset in topics: beginning, starting.

Both words in one sentence

  • Many clues are given from the outset, but many are so subtle at first that the detectives don't notice them at all until towards the end.
  • They Called Me Mad! At the outset of the story he'll usually be on hard times, and probably have become a recluse or in a dead-end job.
  • Literature / The Chrysalids There are ten telepaths at the story's outset and only the five with major roles — David, Rosalind, Petra, Rachel and Michael — survive to the end.
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