terminus
1. [ noun ] either end of a railroad or bus route
Related terms: end
2. [ noun ] the ultimate goal for which something is done
Synonyms: destination
Related terms: goal end
3. [ noun ] designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race)
Synonyms: close last stopping_point conclusion finish finis finale
Examples:

"excitement grew as the finish neared" "my horse was several lengths behind at the finish" "the winner is the team with the most points at the finish"

Related terms: end end happening point draw third-place_finish photo_finish runner-up_finish terminate complete close finish
4. [ noun ] (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
Synonyms: terminal_figure term
Related terms: statue architecture
5. [ noun ] a place of termination or completion
Synonyms: end_point endpoint termination
Related terms: end terminate
6. [ noun ] (transportation) station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
Synonyms: terminal depot
Related terms: station railway_station bus_terminal air_terminal subway_station cathode transportation_system
Similar spelling:   termination
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