Textual thesaurus for "terminate"

(verb) end

bring to an end or halt

She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

(verb) can, dismiss, displace, send away, sack, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack

terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

The boss fired his secretary today; The company terminated 25% of its workers

(verb) cease, stop, finish, end

have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed; Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other; My property ends by the bushes; The symphony ends in a pianissimo

(verb) end

be the end of; be the last or concluding part of

This sad scene ended the movie