Termination

Ter`mi*na"tion

(?), n. [L. terminatio a bounding, fixing, determining: cf. F. terminasion, OF. also termination. See Term.] 1. The act of terminating, or of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding; as, a voluntary termination of hostilities.
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2. That which ends or bounds; limit in space or extent; bound; end; as, the termination of a line.
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3. End in time or existence; as, the termination of the year, or of life; the termination of happiness.
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4. End; conclusion; result. Hallam.
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5. Last purpose of design. [R.]
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6. A word; a term. [R. & Obs.] Shak.
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7. (Gram.) The ending of a word; a final syllable or letter; the part added to a stem in inflection.
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