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  Definition of terminate
  1. bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WWI"
  2. terminate the employment of; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
  3. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony end
  4. be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
Similar Words: end, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, stop, finish, cease

 

Hyponyms: close out, finish, abort, culminate, lift, raise, ax, axe, stamp out, kill, dissolve, break up, break, break off, discontinue, stop, interrupt, stub out, crush out, extinguish, press out, finalize, finalise, settle, nail down, complete, closure, cloture, decide, resolve, adjudicate, conclude, close, phase out, retire, pension off, clean out, furlough, lay off, squeeze out, dismiss, send packing, send away, drop, pass away, lapse, cut out, go out, adjourn, recess, vanish, disappear, climax, run out, run low, run short, go, go away, turn out, come out

 

Derivational Morphology: termination, ending, conclusion, end, destruction, death, last, final stage, dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking, end point, endpoint, terminus, finish, stopping point, finale, finis, close, finishing, closing, destination

 

Anagrams: Nemertina, reanimate

 

 
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