- end|game «EHND GAYM», noun.1. a) the last stage of a game. b) Figurative: »
The Viet Cong struck at Tet... and from that point on, the Vietnam War was an endgame (Atlantic).2. the third and final stage in a chess game, after the forces on both sides have been diminished during the opening and middle stages of the game.
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end game — end′ game or end′game n. chs the final stage of a game of chess, usu. following the exchange of queens and the serious reduction of forces • Etymology: 1880–85 … From formal English to slang
end game — end|game [ˈendgeım] n [C usually singular] the final stage of a war, disagreement etc when everyone is trying to gain an advantage for themselves … Dictionary of contemporary English
end game — end ,game noun count the final part of a game, battle, or political process when the result is decided … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
end game — noun 1. the final stages of an extended process of negotiation the diplomatic endgame • Syn: ↑endgame • Hypernyms: ↑end, ↑last, ↑final stage 2. the final stages of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board … Useful english dictionary
end game — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms end game : singular end game plural end games the final part of a game, battle, or political process when the result is decided … English dictionary
end game — 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] * * * … Universalium
end game — noun (C) technical something that happens at the end of an activity, especially a game of chess … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
End Game (2006 film) — Infobox Film name = End Game caption = End Game Promotional Movie Poster director = Andy Cheng producer = writer = J.C. Pollock Andy Cheng starring = Cuba Gooding, Jr. James Woods Angie Harmon with Anne Archer and Burt Reynolds Jack Scalia music … Wikipedia
End Game (The X-Files) — Infobox Television episode | Title = End Game Caption = End Game Series = The X Files Season = 2 Episode = 2X17 Airdate = February 17 1995 Production = Writer = Frank Spotnitz Director = Rob Bowman Guests = Colin Cunningham Episode list = Episode … Wikipedia
end — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Terminal point Nouns 1. end[ing], close, termination, conclusion, wind up, finis, finish, finale, period, terminus, stopping [point]; halt, cessation, desistance, cloture, abortion, curtailment,… … English dictionary for students