Definition for TERM-IN-A'TION


  1. The act of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding.
  2. Bound; limit in space or extent; as, the termination of a line.
  3. End in time or existence; as, the termination of the year or of life; the termination of happiness.
  4. In grammar, the end or ending of a word; the syllable or letter that ends a word. Words have different terminations to express number, time and sex.
  5. End; conclusion; result.
  6. Last purpose. White.
  7. Word; term. [Not in use.] Shak.

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