put an end to

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put an end to something

to stop something put a stop to something The lights went out, and that put an end to our game of cards.
See also: end, put

put an end to

Also, put a stop to. Terminate, abolish, as in It's time they put an end to their feud, or The police chief vowed to put a stop to prostitution. This locution is more emphatic than the plain verbs end or stop. [Mid-1600s]
See also: end, put