TERMINA'TION, n. The act of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding.

1. Bound; limit in space or extent; as the termination of a line.

2. End in time or existence; as the termination of the year or of life; the termination of happiness.

3. 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.

4. End; conclusion; result.

5. Last purpose.

6. Word; term. [Not in use.]