Definition of terminates

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • terminates is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 12
  • terminates is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 12
  • terminates is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 14

Definition of terminates


  • bring to an end or halt (verb)

    Examples

    1. The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

    Synonyms

    1. end
  • be the end of; be the last or concluding part of (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. end
  • terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position (verb)

    Examples

    1. The company terminated 25% of its workers

    Synonyms

    1. can
    2. dismiss
    3. displace
    4. fire
    5. force out
    6. give notice
    7. give the axe
    8. give the sack
    9. sack
    10. send away
  • have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical (verb)

    Examples

    1. the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed

    Synonyms

    1. cease
    2. end
    3. finish
    4. stop

See definition of terminates in Merriam Webster

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