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end(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
Associated concepts: ends of justice
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