What does the word terminate mean?

Usage examples for terminate

  1. William Dulan spent a month with his mother, and when the moment arrived that was to terminate his visit, he said to her: " Now, dear mother, cheer up! – The Rector of St. Mark's by Mary J. Holmes
  2. But, tell me, what will become of them while you are following your trail of blood- the trail you so fondly imagine will terminate in the death of Lapierre, but which will, as surely and inevitably as justice itself, lead you to a prison cell, if not the gallows?" – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  3. The principal streets terminate in this square. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens