Translation of "end" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /end/ us /end/

A1 the final part of something

final, fin
I’ll pay you at the end of next month.

A2 the furthest part

final, extremo
They live at the other end of the street.
in the end

B1 after a long time or series of events

al final
We thought we might go away for Christmas, but in the end we stayed at home.

a situation in which something stops happening or existing

They are calling for an end to the violence.
put an end to something

to make something stop

poner fin a algo
We must put an end to this violence.
come to an end

to finish

make ends meet

to have just enough money to pay for the things that you need

llegar a fin de mes
I’ve taken a second job in the evenings just to make ends meet.
it’s not the end of the world

If something is not the end of the world, it will not cause very serious problems.

no se acaba el mundo
It won’t be the end of the world if I don’t get the job.
verb uk /end/ us /end/

A2 to stop, or to make something stop

What time does the concert end?
These talks do not look likely to end the war.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “end” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /end/

the last or farthest part of the length of something

final, extremo, cabo
the house at the end of the road
both ends of the room
Put the tables end to end (= with the end of one touching the end of another)
(also adjective) We live in the end house.

the finish or conclusion

fin, final, conclusión
the end of the week
The talks have come to an end
The affair is at an end
He is at the end of his strength
They fought bravely to the end
If she wins the prize, we’ll never hear the end of it (= she will often talk about it).


The soldiers met their end bravely.

an aim

objetivo, finalidad
What end do you have in view?

a small piece left over

cigarette ends.
ending noun

the end, especially of a story, poem etc

fin, final
Fairy stories have happy endings.
endless adjective

going on for ever or for a very long time

endless arguments.

continuous, because of having the two ends joined

sin fin
an endless chain.
at a loose end

with nothing to do

no tener nada que hacer
He went to the cinema / movie theater because he was at a loose end.
end up phrasal verb

to reach or come to an end, usually unpleasant

acabar, terminar
I knew that he would end up in prison.

to do something in the end

terminar por
He refused to believe her, but he ended up apologizing.
in the end


al final
He had to work very hard, but he passed his exam in the end.
make (both) ends meet

not to get into debt

llegar a final de mes
The widow and her four children found it difficult to make ends meet.
no end (of)

very much

la tira de, cantidad de
I feel no end of a fool.
on end

upright; erect

sobre el extremo, erecto, vertical
Stand the table on end
The cat’s fur stood on end.

continuously; without a pause

For days on end we had hardly anything to eat.
put an end to

to cause to finish; to stop

poner fin a algo, acabar con algo
The government put an end to public execution.
the end noun

the limit (of what can be borne or tolerated)

el colmo
His behaviour/behavior is the end!

(Translation of “end” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)