terminate - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] formal 

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/ˈtɜː(r)mɪneɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyterminate
he/she/itterminates
present participleterminating
past tenseterminated
past participleterminated
  1. if something terminates, or if you terminate it, it ends or you stop it

    The military operation was terminated in 1969.