What does termination mean?

Definitions for termination
ˌtɜr məˈneɪ ʃənter·mi·na·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word termination.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. termination, expiration, expiry(noun)

    a coming to an end of a contract period

    "the expiry of his driver's license"

  2. end point, endpoint, termination, terminus(noun)

    a place where something ends or is complete

  3. result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination(noun)

    something that results

    "he listened for the results on the radio"

  4. ending, termination(noun)

    the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)

    "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending"

  5. termination, ending, conclusion(noun)

    the act of ending something

    "the termination of the agreement"


  1. termination(Noun)

    The process of terminating or the state of being terminated.

    Etymology: From terminationem (accusative of terminatio).

  2. termination(Noun)

    The process of firing an employee; ending one's employment at a business for any reason.

    Etymology: From terminationem (accusative of terminatio).

  3. termination(Noun)

    An end in time; a conclusion.

    Etymology: From terminationem (accusative of terminatio).

  4. termination(Noun)

    An end in space; an edge or limit.

    Etymology: From terminationem (accusative of terminatio).

  5. termination(Noun)

    An outcome or result.

    Etymology: From terminationem (accusative of terminatio).

  6. termination(Noun)

    The last part of a word; a suffix.

    Etymology: From terminationem (accusative of terminatio).

  7. termination(Noun)

    An induced abortion.

    Etymology: From terminationem (accusative of terminatio).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Termination(noun)

    the act of terminating, or of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding; as, a voluntary termination of hostilities

  2. Termination(noun)

    that which ends or bounds; limit in space or extent; bound; end; as, the termination of a line

  3. Termination(noun)

    end in time or existence; as, the termination of the year, or of life; the termination of happiness

  4. Termination(noun)

    end; conclusion; result

  5. Termination(noun)

    last purpose of design

  6. Termination(noun)

    a word; a term

  7. Termination(noun)

    the ending of a word; a final syllable or letter; the part added to a stem in inflection

How to pronounce termination?

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How to say termination in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of termination in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of termination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of termination in a Sentence

  1. Sheriff Essick:

    If Deputy Nick Jax watched the body-worn camera video closely, Deputy Nick Jax may be concerned by what Deputy Nick Jax saw. So was I, deputy Blount handles the entire situation is extremely troubling. As a result, I've served Deputy Blount a notice of termination.

  2. Mike Hough:

    A leak like this affects the credibility of the agencies and how they cooperate, it could lead to the termination of certain projects.

  3. Zhang Zhenhui:

    In the environment of a Sino-US trade war, in the 'white terror' of a technology war, all executive presidents including me have signed termination contracts to formally leave the company yesterday.

  4. Superintendent Kent P. Scribner:

    Once the tweets came to light, so, too, did other allegations, in my professional judgment, the totality of the behavior warranted the recommendation for termination. Our mission is to prepare all students for success in college, career, and community leadership.

  5. The US:

    This government has failed me and the other 250,000 The US citizen children of TPS holders. If this decision stands, it means Trump's termination of TPS will move ahead and TPS holders will only have until January 2021 to legally live and work in this country.

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Translations for termination

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Kündigung, AbbruchGerman
  • έκτρωση, κατάληξη, απόλυση, τέλος, διακοπή κύησηςGreek
  • final, terminación, desinencia, finSpanish
  • abortti, raskaudenkeskeytys, lopettaminen, pääte, irtisanominenFinnish
  • terminaison, fin, RésiliationFrench
  • 解雇, 打ち切り, 中止, 解約Japanese
  • porotūtukitangaMāori
  • uitgangDutch
  • desinência, aborto, rescisão, terminaçãoPortuguese
  • terminație, concediere, sufix, sfârșire, disponibilizare, terminare, încheiereRomanian
  • முடிவுக்குTamil

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