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Terminate

Ter´mi`nate
v. t.1.To set a term or limit to; to form the extreme point or side of; to bound; to limit; as, to terminate a surface by a line.
[imp. & p. p. Terminated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Terminating.]
2.To put an end to; to make to cease; as, to terminate an effort, or a controversy.
3.Hence, to put the finishing touch to; to bring to completion; to perfect.
v. i.1.To be limited in space by a point, line, or surface; to stop short; to end; to cease; as, the torrid zone terminates at the tropics.
2.To come to a limit in time; to end; to close.
Verb1.terminate - 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"
Synonyms: end
2.terminate - 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"
Synonyms: end, cease, finish, stop
3.terminate - be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
Synonyms: end
4.terminate - terminate the employment of; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
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