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Definitions of termination

  1. a place where something ends or is complete Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme); "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a coming to an end of a contract period; "the expiry of his driver's license" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of terminating, or of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding; as, a voluntary termination of hostilities. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. That which ends or bounds; limit in space or extent; bound; end; as, the termination of a line. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. End in time or existence; as, the termination of the year, or of life; the termination of happiness. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. End; conclusion; result. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Last purpose of design. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A word; a term. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The ending of a word; a final syllable or letter; the part added to a stem in inflection. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Act of terminating or ending: limit: end: result: the ending of words as varied by their signification. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Act of terminating; end; close. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. The act of terminating; the final position; close; end. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Terminator. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. The act of terminating; bound; limit in space or extent; end in time or existence; the end or ending of a word; conclusion; result. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. The act of limiting or setting bounds; end in time or existence; conclusion; result; in gram., the ending of a word. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for termination

  1. I am now about to communicate to you an affair of the highest importance, which, when brought to a successful termination will exercise a tremendous influence over all your life. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  2. This was the only event worth relating that happened to us during the voyage; and as canoe- travelling is enlarged upon in another chapter, we will jump at once to the termination of our journey. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
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