ter·mi·nate /'tər-mə-ˌnāt/ vb -nat·ed, -nat·ingvi: to come to an end in time or effectvt1: to bring to a definite end esp. before a natural conclusion2: to discontinue the employment ofter·mi·na·tion /ˌtər-mə-'nā-shən/ n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
abolish, annul, bring to an end, bring to completion, cancel, cease, close, come to an end, complete, conclude, culminate, die, discontinue, drop, eliminate, end, expire, finish, fire from employment, halt, let go, put an end to, release, run out, stop, wind up
associated concepts: notice to terminate, terminate a contract, terminate a lease, terminate an action, terminate an agreement, terminate employment
abate (extinguish), abolish, abrogate (rescind), adjourn, annul, cancel, cap, cease, complete, conclude (complete), consummate, culminate, decide, desist, destroy (void), discontinue (abandon), eliminate (eradicate), expire, extinguish, finish, halt, lapse (cease), liquidate (convert into ceish), obstruct, overthrow, palliate (abate), quash, quit (discontinue), rest (cease from action), result, shut, slay, stop
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To end; to expire; to fire an employee.n.termination
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.