end mark

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end mark (late 19th century)

Alternative forms




From end +‎ mark.



end mark (plural end marks)

  1. (grammar) A punctuation mark occurring at the end of a clause or sentence.
    • 2011, Geraldine Woods, English Grammar Workbook For Dummies:
      Because this sentence makes a statement, a period is the appropriate endmark.
  2. (typography, graphic design) A typographic element that signals the end of an article. Often they are simple bullets, but they can also be intricate symbols.