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Engelsk verb: terminate

1. terminate (om endring) bring to an end or halt


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime.
The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey won't terminate the story


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)end


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkalter, change, modify


Mere spesifikke uttrykkabort, adjudicate, ax, axe, break, break, break off, break up, break up, close, close, close out, closure, cloture, complete, conclude, crush out, culminate, decide, discontinue, dissolve, dissolve, extinguish, finalise, finalize, finish, finish, interrupt, kill, lift, nail down, phase out, press out, raise, resolve, settle, settle, stamp out, stop, stub out


Medførercease, end, finish, stop, terminate


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)begin, commence, set out, start, start out, commence, lead off, start, begin, set about, get down, get

2. terminate (om tilstand) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed.
Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other.
My property ends by the bushes.
The symphony ends in a pianissimo.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)cease, end, finish, stop


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadjourn, break, break up, climax, close, come out, conclude, culminate, cut out, disappear, disappear, discontinue, go, go away, go out, lapse, pass away, recess, run low, run out, run short, turn out, vanish, vanish


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)begin, start

3. terminate (om tilstand) be the end of; be the last or concluding part of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis sad scene ended the movie.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)end


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbe


Mere spesifikke uttrykkclose

4. terminate (om adferd) terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe boss fired his secretary today.
The company terminated 25% of its workers.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)can, dismiss, displace, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkremove


Mere spesifikke uttrykkclean out, dismiss, drop, furlough, lay off, pension off, retire, send away, send packing, squeeze out


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)hire, employ, engage









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