Meaning of “terminate” - Learner’s Dictionary

terminate

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

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

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

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