1. [syn: complete, concluded, ended, over(p), all over, terminated]
2. (of e.g. a contract or term of office) having come to an end;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Terminate \Ter"mi*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Terminated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Terminating.] [L. terminatus, p. p. of
terminare. See Term.]
1. To set a term or limit to; to form the extreme point or
side of; to bound; to limit; as, to terminate a surface by
2. To put an end to; to make to cease; as, to terminate an
effort, or a controversy.
3. Hence, to put the finishing touch to; to bring to
completion; to perfect.
During this interval of calm and prosperity, he
[Michael Angelo] terminated two figures of slaves,
destined for the tomb, in an incomparable style of
art. --J. S.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: having come or been brought to a conclusion; "the
harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended,
finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview" [syn:
complete, concluded, ended, over(p), all over,
2: (of e.g. a contract or term of office) having come to an end
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
39 Moby Thesaurus words for "terminated":
SOL, all bets off, all off, all over, all up, at an end, canceled,
cleaned up, complete, completed, concluded, dead, decided, defunct,
deleted, done, done for, done with, down, ended, expunged, extinct,
fini, finished, finished up, kaput, over, perfected, perfective,
set at rest, settled, shot, through, through with, washed up,
wiped out, wound up, wrapped up, zapped