meaning of terminates

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 a line.
To put an end to; to make to cease; as, to terminate an effort, or a controversy.
Hence, to put the finishing touch to; to bring to completion; to perfect.
To be limited in space by a point, line, or surface; to stop short; to end; to cease; as, the torrid zone terminates at the tropics.
To come to a limit in time; to end; to close.
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 ">WWI"

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