termination, expiration, expiry(noun)
a coming to an end of a contract period
"the expiry of his driver's license"
passing, departure, termination, exit, expiry, endpoint, loss, ending, final result, going, result, exhalation, end point, release, death, outcome, terminus, resultant, decease, conclusion, breathing out
passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release(noun)
euphemistic expressions for death
"thousands mourned his passing"
sledding, firing, overtaking, liberation, passage, dismissal, expiry, divergence, release, freeing, spill, difference, sacking, personnel casualty, vent, passing game, breathing out, sack, tone ending, deviation, passing play, acquittance, red, departure, press release, outlet, waiver, button, exhalation, handout, pass, exit, leaving, qualifying, loss, dismission, way out, going, discharge, red ink, issue, going away, spillage, deprivation, termination, passing
exhalation, expiration, breathing out(noun)
the act of expelling air from the lungs
English Synonyms and Antonyms
The end is the terminal part of a material object that has length; the extremity is distinctively the terminal point, and may thus be but part of the end in the general sense of that word; the extremity is viewed as that which is most remote from some center, or some mean or standard position; the southern end of South America includes all Patagonia, the southern extremity or point is Cape Horn. Tip has nearly the same meaning as extremity, but is said of small or slight and tapering objects; as, the tip of the finger; point in such connections is said of that which is drawn out to exceeding fineness or sharpness, as the point of a needle, a fork, or a sword; extremity is said of something considerable; we do not speak of the extremity of a needle. Terminus is chiefly used to designate the end of a line of travel or transportation: specifically, the furthermost station in any direction on a railway, or by extension the town or village where it is situated. Termination is the Latin and more formal word for the Saxon end, but is chiefly used of time, words, undertakings, or abstractions of any kind. Expiration signifies the coming to an end in the natural course of things; as, the expiration of a year, or of a lease; it is used of things of some consequence; we do not ordinarily speak of the expiration of an hour or of a day. Limit implies some check to or restraint upon further advance, right, or privilege; as, the limits of an estate (compare BOUNDARY). A goal is an end sought or striven for, as in a race. For the figurative senses of end and its associated words, compare the synonyms for the verb END; also for AIM; CONSEQUENCE; DESIGN.
See synonyms for BEGINNING.
accomplishment, achievement, bound, boundary, cessation, close, completion, conclusion, consequence, consummation, design, effect, end, end, extent, extremity, finale, finis, finish, fulfilment, goal, intent, issue, limit, outcome, period, point, purpose, result, termination, terminus, tip, utmost, uttermost
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How to use expiration in a sentence?
As far as adverse reactions to medication beyond expiration date, I haven't see any published study that shows it's truly a danger.
We are ending a policy that was long past its expiration date. When what you’re doing doesn’t work for 50 years, it’s time to try something new.
The [stay-at-home] order originally statedMay 1st [as an expiration date] and we were gearing upfor that, wedid what we were supposed todo and we closed for six weeks,cooked for the community, wentright through the wholerestaurant and remodeled andcleaned it and its time to openback up.
All of the scheduled executions must be halted for good, while the death penalty is unacceptable in any case, the judicial process should not be cut short for something as trivial as an expiration date when the stakes are so high.
Every con game has an expiration date.
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