Synonyms of 'terminate'
to bring or come to an endHer next remark abruptly terminated the conversation.
We need to stop wasting so much money.
They concluded their annual summit meeting today.
He had just completed his first novel.
axe (informal), , ,
Community projects are being axed by the government.
put an end to,
Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting your doctor.
pull the plug on (informal),
bring or come to an end
to bring or come to an endHis contract terminates at the end of the season.
A small number of firms have ceased trading.
He closed the meeting with his customary address.
He was cheered when he finished his speech.
the day my visa ran out
He continued to live in the States after his visa had expired.
Her membership of the party has lapsed.
to put an end to (a pregnancy) by inducing an abortionShe finally decided to terminate the pregnancy.
(of the route of a train, bus, etc.) to stop at a particular place and not go any furtherThis train will terminate at Taunton.
end its journey,
The music stopped and the lights were turned up.
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in the sense of axe
to dismiss (employees), restrict (expenditure), or terminate (a project)Community projects are being axed by the government.
in the sense of close
to endHe closed the meeting with his customary address.
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