- end game
- noun1. the final stages of an extended process of negotiation-
the diplomatic endgame• Syn: ↑endgame2. the final stages of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board• Syn: ↑endgame
* * *noun1. : the last stage (as the last three tricks) in playing a bridge hand2. : the final phase of a board game; specifically : the stage of a chess game following serious reduction of forces
* * *1. Chess. the final stage of a game, usually following the exchange of queens and the serious reduction of forces.2. the late or final stages of any activity: the end game of the negotiations.Also, endgame.[1880-85]
* * *the final part of a game, battle, or political process when the result is decidedThesaurus: ends, finishes and final stagessynonym
Useful english dictionary. 2012.