Definition of terminate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    terminate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈtərməˌneɪt//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they terminate
     
    he / she / it terminates
     
    past simple terminated
     
    -ing form terminating
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] to end; to make something end Your contract of employment terminates in December. terminate something The agreement was terminated immediately. to terminate a pregnancy (= to perform or have an abortion )
  2. 2 [intransitive] (of a bus or train) to end a journey/trip This train terminates at Grand Central.
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