Terminate is defined as to end, to bring to an end or to destroy.(verb)
An example of to terminate is to kill a colony of bugs living in a house.
See terminate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L terminatus, pp. of terminare, to end, limit < terminus: see term
See terminate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb ter·mi·nat·ed, ter·mi·nat·ing, ter·mi·nates verb, transitive
Origin: Latin termināre, termināt-
Origin: , from terminus, end.
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