A company that terminated 300 workers.
An example of to terminate is to kill a colony of bugs living in a house.
A display of fireworks that terminated the festivities.
The oil pipeline terminates at a shipping port. The negotiations terminated with a celebration.
A road terminating in woods.
Mountains on the Moon cast shadows that are very dark, terminate and more distinct than those cast by mountains on the Earth.
One third is a recurring decimal, but one half is a terminate decimal.
Origin of terminate
- Latin termināre termināt- from terminus end
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition