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If there's not any endgame, we're in quicksand. We take one more step, and we're still there, and there's no way out.
Richard Shelby

Meaning of "endgame" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENDGAME

endgame  [ˈɛndˌɡeɪm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENDGAME

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Endgame is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENDGAME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Endgame

Endgame, Endgames, or End Game may refer to: ▪ Chess endgame, the stage of a chess game when there are few pieces left on the board ▪ Endplay, the stage of the play of the cards when there are few cards left in each hand...

Definition of endgame in the English dictionary

The definition of endgame in the dictionary is Also called: ending. the closing stage of a game of chess, in which only a few pieces are left on the board. Other definition of endgame is the closing stage of any of certain other games.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENDGAME


aftergame
ˈɑːftəˌɡeɪm
aim
eɪm
became
bɪˈkeɪm
blackgame
ˈblækˌɡeɪm
came
keɪm
claim
kleɪm
dame
deɪm
fame
feɪm
filename
ˈfaɪlˌneɪm
first-name
ˌfɜːstˈneɪm
flame
fleɪm
frame
freɪm
game
ɡeɪm
name
neɪm
nongame
ˌnɒnˈɡeɪm
postgame
ˌpəʊstˈɡeɪm
pregame
priːˈɡeɪm
proclaim
prəˈkleɪm
same
seɪm
username
ˈjuːzəˌneɪm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENDGAME

endemism
endenizen
ender
Enderby Land
endergonic
endermatic
endermic
endermical
Enders
endexine
ending
endive
endleaf
endless
endless belt
endlessly
endlessness
endlong
endmost
endnote

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENDGAME

arcade game
ball game
beautiful game
big game
board game
card game
computer game
fair game
football game
guessing game
home game
name of the game
party game
perfect game
play the game
role-playing game
small game
video game
war game
word game

Synonyms and antonyms of endgame in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «endgame» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENDGAME

Find out the translation of endgame to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of endgame from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «endgame» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

残局
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

endgame
570 millions of speakers

English

endgame
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एंडगेम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نهاية اللعبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эндшпиль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Endgame
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যুদ্ধের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fin de partie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Endgame
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Endspiel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エンドゲーム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최종 목적
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Endgame
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xong trò chơi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எண்ட்கேம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओवरगॅम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Oyunun sonu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Endgame
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Endgame
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ендшпіль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Endgame
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φινάλε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eindspel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slutspel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

endgame
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of endgame

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDGAME»

The term «endgame» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.869 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDGAME» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «endgame» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «endgame» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about endgame

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10 QUOTES WITH «ENDGAME»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word endgame.
1
Bashar al-Assad
When we analyze this war in a materialistic way and ask when is it going to end and who will be the winner and the loser, it means that we do not see the endgame.
2
Steve Carell
I look at improvising as a prolonged game of chess. There's an opening gambit with your pawn in a complex game I have with one character, and lots of side games with other characters, and another game with myself - and in each game you make all these tiny, tiny moves that get you to the endgame.
3
Benedict Cumberbatch
Enjoy the journey of life and not just the endgame.
4
Graham Hawkes
I think the future of this planet depends on humans, not technology, and we already have the knowledge - we're kind of at the endgame with knowledge. But we're nowhere near the endgame when it comes to our perception. We still have one foot in the dark ages.
5
Debra Messing
When you're passionate about something, you want it to be all it can be. But in the endgame of life, I fundamentally believe the key to happiness is letting go of that idea of perfection.
6
David Miliband
Israelis and Palestinians are suspicious of each other and of promises from outside. But the need for a negotiated solution between the parties should not stymie international clarity and consensus about the endgame in terms of borders and other issues.
7
Lee Myung-bak
The endgame is peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula.
8
Ronda Rousey
For me, MMA is like speed chess. It's like I'm herding a person into a certain position. Say my endgame is an arm bar. I'm not gonna actually take you and put you there. What I'm going to do is convince you that it's a good idea to move in the direction I want you to go.
9
Richard Shelby
If there's not any endgame, we're in quicksand. We take one more step, and we're still there, and there's no way out.
10
Helen Thomas
Truman fired the popular Gen. Douglas MacArthur because he disobeyed orders in the Korean War. Johnson knew that he had reached the endgame in Vietnam when Gen. William Westmoreland, the top commander in Vietnam, requested 240,000 more troops in 1968 for the prolonged war that also could not be won.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENDGAME»

Discover the use of endgame in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to endgame and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Endgame
Derrick Jensen's most ambitious, important, and best book to date.
Derrick Jensen, 2006
2
Endgame: The End of the Debt SuperCycle and How It Changes ...
Endgame provides a framework for making those choices. Praise for Endgame "This is an extremely powerful, sobering, well-written and highly accessible book.
John Mauldin, Jonathan Tepper, 2011
3
The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from ...
This E-book edition also contains a new Appendix collecting twenty-three classified documents, with commentary, that shed new light on some of the military’s crucial mistakes and missed opportunities.
Michael R. Gordon, 2012
4
Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from ...
Only Brady, who met Fischer when the prodigy was only 10 and shared with him some of his most dramatic triumphs, could have written this book, which has much to say about the nature of American celebrity and the distorting effects of fame.
Frank Brady, 2011
5
Endgame
With power and outrage, Nancy Garden questions where to place the blame...on the students, on the teachers and administration, on the parents...and ultimately on Gray Wilton himself.
Nancy Garden, 2012
6
Endgame
Originally written in French and translated into English by Beckett, Endgame was given its first London performance at the Royal Court Theatre in 1957.
Samuel Beckett, 2012
7
Endgame
Central to the momentum of this story is the relationship between Martin Gray, a simple dentist whose life is unraveling, and the angel Gabriel, a Danish pastry fan, and their attempts to stop the Devil laying waste to the Earth.
Andy Secombe, 2008
8
Endgame: Solving the Iraq Crisis
A former chief weapons inspector for the U.N. describes what Iraq is like today, explains how the inspections are carried out, and suggests ways to make United States foreign policy towards Iraq more effective.
Scott Ritter, 2002
9
Endgame
Corporal Flynn Taggart, a member of the United States Marine Corps and the top warrior of the twenty-first century, is called upon to protect and unsuspecting planet Earth when a devastating force threatens to destroy all known life.
Dafydd ab Hugh, Brad Linaweaver, 1996
10
Endgame: Britain, Russia and the Final Struggle for Central Asia
By 1914 Britain and Russia were on the brink of war with each other to be saved only by the outbreak of World War I. This is a groundbreaking study based on hitherto unseen archives in Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as original research ...
Jennifer Siegel, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENDGAME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term endgame is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Greece debt crisis: Banks stay shut as endgame looms
The Greek government has extended bank closures and a €60 (£43; $66) daily limit on ATM withdrawals until Monday. The curbs were ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
2
Tsipras asks for "an endgame"
Members of the Europe of Freedom and Democracy Group show placards at their desks during the speech of Greek Prime Minister Alexis ... «New Europe, Jul 15»
3
Endgame at last: EU timetable for final decision on Greece situation
With the Greek Government failing to provide the Eurozone leaders today, 7th July, with the promised detailed proposals for fiscal reform and ... «For Argyll, Jul 15»
4
Endgame for the Grexit, or More of the Same? By Dr. Robert Zaller
As I write, just past the unmet deadline for the Greek payment of a scheduled 1.55 billion-euro debt service, it is impossible to say what the next ... «Hellenic News of America, Jul 15»
5
Introduction of IPV in Polio endgame
In May 2013, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) launched the Eradication & Endgame Strategic Plan to capitalise on progress and ... «The Daily Star, Jul 15»
6
Slumping Nadal facing career endgame
Increasingly it looks like 2015 is the endgame for Nadal who has won a legion of fans for his success on the court and engaging humility off it. «Times of Oman, Jul 15»
7
Iran nuclear talks in endgame
A group of journalists is leaving the Palais Coburg Hotel where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held in Vienna, Austria on Friday. «Arab News, Jul 15»
8
Coming Up Sunday: Iran talks near endgame, 2016 candidates hit …
(CBS News) -- It's a holiday weekend in the United States, but news from overseas has dominated the headlines. A nuclear deal between Iran ... «CBS News, Jul 15»
9
The Greek Endgame
The world's financial elite think that Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is insane for holding a referendum on the country's economic future. «City Journal, Jul 15»
10
'We have to start from zero': Greeks watch as endgame nears
Times are strange in Greece in more ways than one. Nothing is as it should be, not even the weather. At this time of year, conditions are ... «Politics.co.uk, Jul 15»

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