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Definition of Terminate


  1. 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.
  2. To put an end to; to make to cease; as, to terminate an effort, or a controversy.
  3. Hence, to put the finishing touch to; to bring to completion; to perfect.
  4. 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.
  5. To come to a limit in time; to end; to close.
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Terminate Translations

terminate in Afrikaans is eindig
terminate in Danish is fuldende
terminate in Finnish is lopetta
terminate in French is terminer, terminent, cesser, terminez, terminons
terminate in German is beenden, begrenzen
terminate in Portuguese is termine
terminate in Spanish is terminar
terminate in Swedish is avsluta