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termination - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'termination' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Termination [ n.]
- The act of terminating, or of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding; as, a voluntary termination of hostilities.
- That which ends or bounds; limit in space or extent; bound; end; as, the termination of a line.
- End in time or existence; as, the termination of the year, or of life; the termination of happiness.
- End; conclusion; result.
- Last purpose of design.
- A word; a term.
- The ending of a word; a final syllable or letter; the part added to a stem in inflection.

Meaning of 'termination' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . termination [ n]
Meaning (1):
- something that results
Example in sentence:
  • he listened for the results on the radio
Meaning (2):
- the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)
Example in sentence:
  • I don't like words that have -ism as an ending
Meaning (3):
- a coming to an end of a contract period
Example in sentence:
  • the expiry of his driver's license
Meaning (4):
- the act of ending something
Example in sentence:
  • the termination of the agreement