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Definition 1: the act of ending something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where termination or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the termination of the agreement

Synonyms for termination in the sense of this definition

(termination is a kind of ...) the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

(... is a kind of termination ) the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed

"I wasted a year of my life working on an abort" "he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area"

(... is a kind of termination ) the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

"the abolition of capital punishment"

(... is a kind of termination ) termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities

(... is a kind of termination ) the termination of drug taking

(... is a kind of termination ) termination of operations

"they regretted the closure of the day care center"

(... is a kind of termination ) the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning

"the extinction of the lights"

(... is a kind of termination ) gradually ceasing to be visible

(... is a kind of termination ) termination of pregnancy

(... is a kind of termination ) the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)

(... is a kind of termination ) the act of terminating a life

(... is a kind of termination ) the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

(... is a kind of termination ) the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

(... is a kind of termination ) ending something (e.g. gold or silver) as no longer the legal tender of a country

(... is a kind of termination ) (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone

(... is a kind of termination ) a concluding action

(... is a kind of termination ) withdrawal from your position or occupation

(... is a kind of termination ) the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.

(... is a kind of termination ) the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)

(... is a kind of termination ) the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)

(... is a kind of termination ) the termination of a meeting

(... is a kind of termination ) the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)

Definition 2: the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where termination or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I don't like words that have -ism as an ending

Synonyms for termination in the sense of this definition

(termination is a kind of ...) minimal meaningful language unit; it cannot be divided into smaller meaningful units

(... is a kind of termination ) an affix that is added at the end of the word

(... is a kind of termination ) an inflection that is added at the end of a root word

Definition 3: something that results - [noun denoting event]

Samples where termination or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he listened for the results on the radio

Synonyms for termination in the sense of this definition

(termination is a kind of ...) event whose occurrence ends something

"his death marked the ending of an era" "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

(... is a kind of termination ) the outcome of a complex sequence of events

(... is a kind of termination ) the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)

"he got a good deal on his car"

(... is a kind of termination ) the outcome of a game or contest

"the team dropped three decisions in a row"

(... is a kind of termination ) (boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred

"had little trouble in taking a unanimous decision over his opponent"

(... is a kind of termination ) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

(... is a kind of termination ) the termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)

(... is a kind of termination ) something that follows something else

(... is a kind of termination ) the least favorable outcome

"the worst that could happen"

Definition 4: a place where something ends or is complete - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for termination in the sense of this definition

(termination is a kind of ...) either extremity of something that has length

"the end of the pier" "she knotted the end of the thread" "they rode to the end of the line" "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"

Definition 5: a coming to an end of a contract period - [noun denoting time]

Samples where termination or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the expiry of his driver's license

Synonyms for termination in the sense of this definition

(termination is a kind of ...) the point in time at which something ends

"the end of the year" "the ending of warranty period"

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