Meaning of ENDING in English

ENDING

/ ˈendɪŋ; NAmE / noun

1.

the last part of a story, film / movie, etc. :

His stories usually have a happy ending .

OPP opening

2.

the act of finishing sth; the last part of sth :

the anniversary of the ending of the Pacific War

It was the perfect ending to the perfect day.

3.

the last part of a word, that is added to a main part :

verb endings

a masculine / feminine ending

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English endung termination, completion (see end , -ing ).

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