What does the word terminate mean?

Usage examples for terminate

  1. 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
  2. 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