End and Start


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End noun – The last part of a process or action.
Usage example: the war wasn't yet over, but we were definitely at the beginning of the end

Start is an antonym for end in topics: close, finish, conclusion, stop, intention.
Nearby Words: ending, ended, endless
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Start noun – The point at which something begins.
Usage example: knew from the start of the game that he would win easily

End is an antonym for start in topics: begin, beginning, establish, set in motion, advantage.
Nearby Words: started, startled, starting, starter, startup
Antonyms for Start
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How words are described

good good end good start
high high end high start
short short end short start
original original end original start
Other adjectives: true, proper, top, abrupt, actual, real, loose, bad, quick, early, possible, final, official, last, literal, sudden.

Common collocations

rampage end rampage start rampage
life end life start life
match end match start match
relationship end relationship start relationship
Other nouns: career, turn, show, season, way, cycle, chapter, battle, conversation, rebellion, mission, quest, fighting, war, fights, lives, wars.

Both words in one sentence

  • Don't Try This at Home A similar disclaimer is used at the start and end of each episode of the spin-off show Wildboyz.
  • The excerpts from Jerry's act at the start or end of "Seinfeld" often contain philosophical musings relating to what happens in the episode.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye When a character either suddenly appears or disappears close to someone when they weren't looking to start or end a conversation.
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Start and End. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 21, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/end/start
End & Start. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 May. 2022. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/end/start>.
Start or End. 2016. Accessed May 21, 2022. https://thesaurus.plus/related/end/start.

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