Meaning of “terminate” - Learner’s Dictionary

terminate

verb [ I, T ] uk us /ˈtɜːmɪneɪt/ formal

If something terminates, it ends, and if you terminate something, you make it end:

His contract has been terminated.
termination uk us /ˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən/ noun [ C, U ]

(Definition of “terminate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)