n. 1 the act or an instance of terminating; the state of being terminated. 2 Med. an induced abortion. 3 an ending or result of a specified kind (a happy termination). 4 a word's final syllable or letters or letter esp. as an element in inflection or derivation. put a termination to (or bring to a termination) make an end of. terminational adj.
[ ME f. OF termination or L terminatio (as TERMINATE) ]