Definition of termination :
1. A word; a term.
2. End in time or existence; as, the termination of the year, or of life; the termination of happiness.
3. End; conclusion; result.
4. Last purpose of design.
5. That which ends or bounds; limit in space or extent; bound; end; as, the termination of a line.
6. The act of terminating, or of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding; as, a voluntary termination of hostilities.
7. The ending of a word; a final syllable or letter; the part added to a stem in inflection.
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cessation (part of speech: noun)
end (part of speech: noun)
resignation (part of speech: noun)
completion (part of speech: noun)
- The names of tribes such as Siboneyes, Guantaneyes, owe their termination to the island Arawack, eyeri men, in the modern dialect hiaeru, captives, slaves. - "The Arawack Language of Guiana in its Linguistic and Ethnological Relations", Daniel G. Brinton.
- He was ill at the time, and it soon became evident that his illness could have but one termination. - "Rulers of India: Akbar", George Bruce Malleson.
- It was a time of anxiety, not only on account of the possible fatal termination of the disease, but in an age of plots, of the advantage that might be taken to bring about his end by means of poison or other foul play. - "The Portland Peerage Romance", Charles J. Archard.