Definition of Terminate


  • terminate the employment of
    discharge from an office or position
    "The boss fired his secretary today"
    "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
    - give notice - give the axe - send away - force out - give the sack
  • be the end of
    be the last or concluding part of
    "This sad scene ended the movie"
  • 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"
  • 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"
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Unscramble terminate

391 unscramble word found using the letters terminate.

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