Ending and Opening

Ending

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Ending noun – The last part of a process or action.
Usage example: the plagiarism scandal was a disgraceful ending to a once-promising academic career

Opening is an antonym for ending in topics: finish, conclusion.
Nearby Words: end, ended
Antonyms for Ending

Opening

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Opening noun – A favorable combination of circumstances, time, and place.
Ending is an antonym for opening in topics: beginning, chance, gap.
Nearby Words: open, openness, opened, opener
Antonyms for Opening
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common common ending common opening
perfect perfect ending perfect opening
standard standard ending standard opening
original original ending original opening
Other adjectives: fake, true, actual, entire, real, big, infamous, famous, new, dramatic, possible, final, official, alternate, last, different, extended, fifth.

Both words in one sentence

  • Lucky Star would have the cast sing the opening or ending theme to some other show at the end of each episode, instead of having its own ED.
  • Manga / WORKING!! Lyrical Cold Open: Both opening and ending themes of Season 1 and the opening theme of Season 2.
  • Manga / Aiura Deadpan Snarker: Saki Deranged Animation: Both the opening and ending sequence, although more more in the ending.
    Source: Manga / Aiura
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