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Verb
/ˈtərməˌnāt/,
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terminated, past participle; terminates, 3rd person singular present; terminating, present participle; terminated, past tense;
  1. Bring to an end
    • - he was advised to terminate the contract
  2. (of a thing) Have its end at (a specified place) or of (a specified form)
    • - the chain terminated in an iron ball covered with spikes
  3. (of a train, bus, or boat service) End its journey
    • - the train will terminate at Stratford
  4. End (a pregnancy) before term by artificial means

  5. End the employment of (someone); dismiss
    • - Adamson's putting pressure on me to terminate you
  6. Assassinate (someone, esp. an intelligence agent)
    • - he was terminated by persons unknown
  7. Form the physical end or extremity of (an area)


  1. end: 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 WW I"
  2. end: 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 ends in a pianissimo"
  3. end: be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
  4. displace: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
  5. (terminated) complete: having come or been brought to a conclusion; "the harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview"
  6. (terminated) (of e.g. a contract or term of office) having come to an end
  7. On many computer operating systems, a computer process terminates its execution by making an exit system call. More generally, an exit in a multithreading environment means that a thread of execution has stopped running. The operating system reclaims resources (memory, files, etc. ...
  8. Terminate (terminat.exe) was a shareware modem terminal and host program for MS-DOS and compatible operating systems developed from the early to the late 1990s by the Dane Bo Bendtsen. The last release (5. ...
  9. (Termination (employment)) Termination of employment is the end of an employee's duration with an employer. Depending on the case, the decision may be made by the employee, the employer, or mutually agreed upon by both.
  10. To finish or end; To kill; To end the employment contract of an employee; to fire or lay off; Terminated; limited; bounded; ended; Having a definite and clear limit or boundary; having a determinate size, shape or magnitude; Expressible in a finite number of terms; (of a decimal) not ...
  11. (Terminated (75 Ohm Terminated)) Video input of a piece of CCTV equipment, wired to be the last in a particular video line.
  12. (Terminated) If a general purpose zone or subzone is no longer needed, the grantee can request that the FTZ Board remove zone/subzone designation.  Upon such action by the FTZ Board, the zone or subzone is then considered terminated.
  13. (Terminated) recruitment of patients has halted prematurely, and will not resume
  14. (terminated) On this website, "terminated" refers to a Bill that has been defeated, discharged, vetoed, or withdrawn, or has lapsed. A terminated Bill has failed to become an Act.
  15. (TERMINATED) satisfactorily completed specified term of probation.
  16. (TERMINATED) the ending of a water right by an order of the court.
  17. (Terminated) A term used to describe a policy or account that is no longer active.
  18. (Terminated) The process has finished execution.
  19. (Terminated) Used when referring to the end point of a video signal.
  20. (Terminated) an account that is no longer recognized by the system as a location to place orders or earn bonuses. A terminated Associate is a person who has voluntarily or involuntarily given up their position as an independent distributor of Mannatech products.
  21. (Terminated) is an academic status determined by the Board of Examiners. A student is not permitted to re-enrol in the course but may seek admission into another course.
  22. (Terminates) at intersection with Old Port Road: Queenstown
  23. (terminates(E,F,T)) Event/action E terminates fluent F for all time > T
  24. (terminates) ends; comes to or having as an end
  25. ({item}--terminates) Reserved for future indication that a push-button is to terminate the ACCEPT when clicked