What does the word termination mean?

Usage examples for termination

  1. Neither he, nor the late Mrs Null, regarded this parting with any satisfaction, but their very natural regrets at the necessary termination of these happy autumn days were a good deal tempered by the fact that Lawrence intended to return in a few weeks, and that then the final arrangements would be made for their marriage. – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  2. More softly still the boys came gradually up under the shelving sides of a great rock, that proved to be the termination of a chain of similar rocks which abutted from a ridge of low hills off to the northeast. – The Auto Boys' Mystery by James A. Braden
  3. The transepts do not project beyond the chapels of the side aisles, and at the east end it differs from most Spanish churches in having a square termination instead of an apse. – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade