末 means 'end'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 539   JLPT: N3    Ring: 4    Set: 6    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 90 words   Used in 221 words   Used in 735 names   Component in 3 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   マツ   バツ
   すえ end
 not yet  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 末 is used 16 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 末 is used 202 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
マツ : 136 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
end of the month
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マツ (read as まっ) : 36 words FIND ALL
1. closing years (period, days); last stage; end stage; end-of-life (care, decision making, etc.)
noun or verb acting prenominally
2. terminal (e.g. cancer, disease, etc.); final
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バツ : 2 words FIND ALL
youngest son
すえ : 26 words FIND ALL
1. tip; top  (see also: )
noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
2. end; close (e.g. close of the month)
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すえ (read as ずえ) : 2 words FIND ALL
corners of a field
Henshall: 615 (originally: 587)  Joy o' Kanji : 587  Key to Kanji: 986 

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マツ   バツ   すえ end   
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