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Terminate meaning

terminate - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; " This sad scene ended the movie"
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. To put an end to; to make to cease; as, to terminate an effort, or a controversy.
  4. 4. Hence, to put the finishing touch to; to bring to completion; to perfect.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. To come to a limit in time; to end; to close.
  7. 7. To be limited; come to an end.
  8. 8. To set a limit to; bound; finish; end.

terminate - examples of usage

  1. The nerves terminate differently according to their function. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. Yet she did not give up the letter, or show any signs of intending to terminate the interview. - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
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