What does the word ending mean?

Usage examples for ending

  1. I am ending by believing it. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  2. All knew that, for those who successfully escaped the galleys, there was but one ending if ever caught again. – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  3. The audience, too, instinctively felt that the act was not ending as it should. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life by Darlington, Edgar B. P.