Part of speech: verb

To put an end to; come to an end; cease.

Part of speech: verb

To be the boundary of; be limited.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", John Lloyd Stephens.