follow Dictionary.com

Submit your word to be a Word of the Day!

end user

noun
1.
the ultimate user for whom a machine, as a computer, or product, as a computer program, is designed.
Also, end-user.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for end user
  • One of the biggest reasons to offshore is because it puts the plants closer to either the raw materials or the end user.
  • Creative transformations, particularly on the consumer end user level, should be protected as well.
  • In addition, this plugin comes with a widget that will notify the end user of the access keys that are in use on the site.
  • Clearly, this object was a sensor designed to automatically flush the toilet once the end user zipped away.
  • With such contaminants proving elusive to municipal filtration systems, the burden of protection often lies with the end user.
  • In reality, securing the cloud depends on working out where and how to apply those measures specific to your end user.
  • The computer will still do complex matching but this is hidden from the end user of the machine largely.
  • You've got to get the end user working with you every step along the way.
British Dictionary definitions for end user

end user

noun
1.
  1. (in international trading) the person, organization, or nation that will be the ultimate recipient of goods, esp such as arms or advanced technology
  2. (as modifier): an end-user certificate
2.
(computing) the ultimate destination, such as a program or operator, of information that is being transferred within a system
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for end user

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for end

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends