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terminates

verb , present tense third-person singular of terminate

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1 to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point
  • we need to terminate the discussion for this evening, but we'll resume tomorrow morning
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2 to come to an end
  • this class will terminate with the arrival of Memorial Day
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3 to mark the limits of
  • terminated the area set aside for the runners to change their clothes with a series of folding screens
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4 to put to death deliberately
  • the operative's covert mission was to terminate the leader of the opposition
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5 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • he was terminated for constantly coming in to work late
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