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How to End an Email

Once we're done writing, there is always a question about how to end an email. There are many ways of doing this, some of which are mentioned in the story below.
Aparna Jadhav Feb 22, 2020
After composing your letter, you must have an appropriate ending to it with respect to whom you are writing it to. Every day we send mails to different destinations, some formal and some informal. In the English language, the way of addressing people formally and informally is always segregated and have different words to be used.
Giving proper endings to your letters is a form of etiquette expected from everyone. Thus, letter closings also have a fixed pattern of addressing those which are written for family and friends, and those for your courtly acquaintances!
If you end up getting confused about how to end an email once you're done writing it, find some great options put together just for you in the following paragraphs.

Ending Emails with Etiquette

While sending out formal emails, like applications, appointment letters, recommendations, etc., to individuals at a higher post or for formal purposes, you have to end them appropriately. You can't mix an informal ending with a formal email, as that will just put you in trouble! However, ending the email written to a boss or a professor, can be a tough one.
Even though many go with "Yours sincerely", there are other choices in the business format, you can pick from to make your mails interesting. Therefore, to make sure you have a good amount of options, there are a few phrases you can end your emails with mentioned below, take your pick.

To the Professor

Professors are teachers and you have to follow a certain amount of respect while addressing them. Once you know how to write an email, starting with "Respected Sir/Madam", you can follow the pattern of a formal letter in it.
Then with your content accommodated in a systematic manner, you can simple end the email with a few options given below. These are
  • With Confidence
  • Good Wishes
  • Thanking You, Yours Sincerely
  • Best Regards
  • Kind Regards
  • Most Sincerely
  • Thank You
  • Yours
  • Warmly

To the Boss

The same respect needs to be used even when you are addressing your boss or a higher authority at work. But the pattern of formal letter closings to a boss can be completely official and not like a professor. You can convey your message to your boss in very few words, by directing to the point and ending it with a simple thanks.
As emails are not meant to be as detailed as letters, sometimes you can use professional letter closings as short and direct endings for them
  • Sincerely
  • Warm Regards
  • Respectfully Yours
  • Confidently yours
  • Cordially
  • With Anticipation
  • Thank you for your time
  • Thanking You
  • Continued success
  • Yours Faithfully

To Friends and Family

When it comes to ending informal emails, there are no rules at all. Since you don't have to follow a way of addressing your friends and family, you shouldn't get confused about how to end a letter or email to them. Thus, you will never run out of options because we have a whole list of them mentioned below. Take a look.
  • AdiĆ³s
  • Affectionately
  • Blessings
  • Bye
  • Cheers
  • Dream BIG
  • Especially yours
  • Forever and always
  • Hugs and kisses
  • God Bless
  • Grace and Peace
  • Have Fun
  • Health and Happiness
  • Keep the Faith
  • Later Vader
  • Lots of Love
  • Love always
  • Onward and Upward
  • Over and Out
  • Love & Happiness
  • Rock On
  • See ya
  • Toodles
  • Take care
  • Take it easy
  • Unconditionally yours
  • Until next time
  • Your Friend
With these techniques, I am sure you have enough phrases which you can use. Ending an email with a good note is always an ethical thing to do. So, use these endings and make your emails interesting.