Definition of attermine
: to fix the term or limit of; especially : to put off payment of (a debt) until an appointed date
atterminement\-mə̇nmənt\ noun, plural
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Origin and Etymology of attermine
Middle English atermynen, from Middle French aterminer, from Late Latin atterminare, from Latin ad- + terminare to limit — more at terminate
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