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English noun: terminus

1. terminus (location) a place where something ends or is complete


Synonymsend point, endpoint, termination


Broader (hypernym)end, terminal

2. terminus (cognition) the ultimate goal for which something is done


Synonymsdestination


Broader (hypernym)end, goal

3. terminus (artifact) (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome


Synonymsterm, terminal figure


Broader (hypernym)statue


Domain categoryarchitecture

4. terminus (artifact) either end of a railroad or bus route


Broader (hypernym)end, terminal

5. terminus (artifact) station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods


Synonymsdepot, terminal


Broader (hypernym)station


Narrower (hyponym)air terminal, airport terminal, bus depot, bus station, bus terminal, cathode, coach station, railroad station, railroad terminal, railway station, subway station, train depot, train station


Part meronymtransit, transportation, transportation system









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