verb (used with object), ter·mi·nat·ed, ter·mi·nat·ing.
verb (used without object), ter·mi·nat·ed, ter·mi·nat·ing.
Origin of terminate
Synonyms for terminate
Examples from the Web for unterminated
Historical Examples of unterminated
Experiencing exhibits things in their unterminated aspect moving toward determinate conclusions.Creative Intelligence
John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
The logical implication is that of a subject-matter as yet unterminated, unfinished, or not wholly given.Essays in Experimental Logic
Word Origin for terminate
1610s, "to bring to an end," from Latin terminatus, past participle of terminare "to limit, end" (see terminus). Sense of "to come to an end" is recorded from 1640s; meaning "dismiss from a job" is recorded from 1973; that of "to assassinate" is from 1975. Related: Terminated; terminating.