Is "end" or "ending" a verb?

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May 23, 2016

Answer:

"End" and "ending" can both be used as verbs, but they can also be nouns.

Explanation:

Since "end" and "ending" can be verbs or nouns, the context is very important.

Here's an example of "end" as a verb: "I can't wait for school to end!" ~School is the object that is going to end.

Here's an example of "end" as a noun: "I can't wait for the end of school!" ~The end is a noun, and school clarifies what the end is.

Here's an example of "ending" as a verb: "I can't believe school is ending!" ~School is the object and the action/verb that it is doing is ending.

Here's an example of ending as a noun: "The ending of school is here!" ~This is awkwardly phrased, but for intensive purposes, the ending is the noun and school describes it.