transitive verb

: to fix the term or limit of
especially : to put off payment of (a debt) until an appointed date
plural -s

Word History


Middle English atermynen, from Middle French aterminer, from Late Latin atterminare, from Latin ad- + terminare to limit

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“Attermine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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