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(Intent), noun aim, ambition, aspiration, bourn, consilium, desideration, desideratum, design, desire, deeired result, destination, dream, expectation, goal, guiding principle, hope, idea, intended result, intendment, mission, motivating idea, motivation, motive, object, objective, purpose, reason, target, wish
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end

(Termination), noun accomplishment, achievement, adjournment, attainment, border, borderline, bound, cessation, close, closing piece, closure, completion, connluding part, conclusion, consummation, culmination, death, decease, decline, demise, denouement, departure, destination, destiny, determination, dissolution, edge, elimination, ending, estoppage, exitus, expiration, extinction, extinguishment, extreme, extreme point, extremity, fate, final event, final state, finale, finality, finis, fulfillment, furthermost part, halt, last of a series, last part, limit, limitation, omega, outcome, point, pole, realization, remnant, result, resultant, retirement, stop, stoppage, tail, terminal, terminal point, termination, terminus, tip, upshot, wane
See also: abandon, adhere to, annul, arrest, basis, border, cancel, cap, cause, cease, cessation, close, complete, conclude, conclusion, consummate, culminate, death, decide, defeasance, denouement, design, desist, destination, discontinue, dispatch, dissolution, dissolve, eliminate, eradicate, expiration, expire, extinguish, extirpate, extremity, final, finality, finish, goal, halt, impasse, intent, lapse, last, mete, moratorium, motive, object, objective, outcome, output, payoff, perform, periphery, point, project, purpose, pursuit, quash, reason, rescind, rest, result, settle, shut, stop, succumb, suppress, target, terminate, termination, ultimate
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To those of us "tired and weary" after a decade of this Labour government, the end of the road can't come soon enough
How will you know when the End Of The Road has come for Boys II Men?
This is the end of the road for the Cefn Croes Campaign, and probably for the Cambrian Mountains as well,'' said group spokeswoman Peggy Liford.
At the end of the road, it can be said that Solnit has written an insightful reflection on contemporary walking.
They realize that a setback is not the end of the road, but rather a bend in the road.
In terms of the legal processes, it is the end of the road," said Colonel Ken Baillie, an American who commands the Salvation Army's operations in Russia and four other former Soviet republics.
At the end of the road, the artist's body vanishes in a glare that sucks her upward into the bright emptiness of enlightenment.
Like many bikers, Pat, 39, of Sydney, Australia, wouldn't be seen dead in a traditional hearse when he reaches the end of the road.
At this point in our career we are very careful about who we hook up with -- hooking our trailer to a Toyota hitch gives me a feeling that we'll make it to the end of the road.
Val Hammond, retail area manager of Acorns Children's Hospice, said: "It may be the end of the school year, but it doesn't have to mean the end of the road for an old school uniform.
In early morning and afternoon on week days, the traffic is heavy as hundreds use the road to drop students attending Nadeen International School which is at the end of the road.
But his biggest concern about the new homes is the water that will drain from their lawns into a catch basin at the end of the road.