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Synonyms for terminal
ˈtɜr mə nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terminal, terminus, depot(noun)

    station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

    term, terminus, terminal figure, end, endpoint, end point, entrepot, storehouse, store, storage, termination, depot, destination, pole

    next-to-last, nonfatal, antepenultimate, opening, junior(a), sophomore(a), in-between, penultimate, second-year, gray, intermediate, grey, third-year, halfway, subterminal, mediate, middle

  2. terminal, pole(noun)

    a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves

    terminus, end, perch, celestial pole, magnetic pole, rod, depot, pole

    next-to-last, subterminal, antepenultimate, middle, opening, in-between, second-year, nonfatal, gray, sophomore(a), third-year, junior(a), intermediate, grey, penultimate, halfway, mediate

  3. end, terminal(noun)

    either extremity of something that has length

    "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"

    goal, remainder, terminus, last, conclusion, end, ending, pole, death, depot, destruction, remnant, closing, close, final stage, oddment

    sophomore(a), subterminal, grey, next-to-last, third-year, in-between, intermediate, middle, halfway, antepenultimate, penultimate, nonfatal, mediate, second-year, junior(a), opening, gray

  4. terminal(adj)

    electronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer; has a keyboard and display

    terminus, end, depot, pole

    grey, second-year, next-to-last, in-between, antepenultimate, gray, halfway, sophomore(a), intermediate, third-year, penultimate, opening, nonfatal, middle, mediate, junior(a), subterminal

  5. terminal(adj)

    of or relating to or situated at the ends of a delivery route

    "freight pickup is a terminal service"; "terminal charges"

    concluding, final, last

    middle, subterminal, halfway, third-year, junior(a), sophomore(a), next-to-last, intermediate, nonfatal, opening, gray, mediate, antepenultimate, second-year, grey, in-between, penultimate

  6. terminal(adj)

    relating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time

    "terminal examinations"; "terminal payments"

    concluding, final, last

    second-year, in-between, gray, penultimate, sophomore(a), subterminal, opening, antepenultimate, junior(a), mediate, next-to-last, intermediate, grey, nonfatal, middle, third-year, halfway

  7. terminal(adj)

    being or situated at an end

    "the endmost pillar"; "terminal buds on a branch"; "a terminal station"; "the terminal syllable"

    concluding, final, last

    third-year, intermediate, second-year, junior(a), next-to-last, subterminal, antepenultimate, opening, nonfatal, halfway, penultimate, sophomore(a), grey, gray, mediate, middle, in-between

  8. concluding, final, last, terminal(adj)

    occurring at or forming an end or termination

    "his concluding words came as a surprise"; "the final chapter"; "the last days of the dinosaurs"; "terminal leave"

    last-place, lowest, utmost, last(a), concluding, final, net, last

    grey, next-to-last, third-year, gray, nonfatal, second-year, antepenultimate, middle, halfway, mediate, in-between, sophomore(a), penultimate, subterminal, intermediate, junior(a), opening

  9. terminal(adj)

    causing or ending in or approaching death

    "a terminal patient"; "terminal cancer"

    concluding, final, last

    in-between, sophomore(a), intermediate, grey, mediate, second-year, gray, next-to-last, third-year, nonfatal, subterminal, penultimate, halfway, junior(a), opening, middle, antepenultimate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. terminal

    final, ultimate, marginal

    central, primal, preconclusive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. terminal(a.)

    limiting, bounding

  2. terminal(a.)

    final, ultimate

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How to use terminal in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Ross:

    This approach has the potential to produce a paradigm shift in the psychological and existential care of patients with cancer, especially those with terminal illness.

  2. Mohamed El-Erian:

    I wouldn't be surprised if this notion of the Fed having to be sufficiently confident about inflation creeps in as a way of keeping markets from rushing to the terminal value.

  3. Police Lt. Jeff Greenwalt:

    We feel like his terminal cancer probably played a large part in whatever it was that occurred in his life and what was happening yesterday, we don't know exactly why he chose to take these actions or target this particular business. So we're asking if anybody is as friends with either Dr. Dodson or Dr. Narumanchi, knows why he may have wanted to come to this particular business or knows what may have been going on in his life … Please call out to the Austin Police Department tip line.

  4. Jackson Proskow:

    The entire terminal has come to watch this arrival.

  5. Inka Milewski:

    With Irving Oil unable to manage the existing problems and the province unwilling to be more proactive in their enforcement of operating approvals, any talk of building a new 18-tank storage facility and marine terminal is simply irresponsible.

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  • terminalCatalan, Valencian
  • terminálCzech
  • terminalDanish
  • Terminal, BahnhofGerman
  • τερματικός σταθμός, τερματικό, έσχατος, ληκτικός, καταληκτική ασθένεια, σιδηροδρομικός σταθμός, τελικός, μοιραία ασθένεια, σταθμόςGreek
  • terminalSpanish
  • terminaalinen, terminaaliemulaattori, terminaali, pääte-emulaattori, pääte, pääteasemaFinnish
  • gare, aérogare, station, terminalFrench
  • ceann-rèileScottish Gaelic
  • בית נתיבותHebrew
  • terminalItalian
  • 端末, 末期, 終着駅, ターミナル, 駅, エアターミナルJapanese
  • 공항터미널, 터미널, 역Korean
  • terminalNorwegian
  • terminal, graniczny, końcowy, śmiertelny, dworzec czołowyPolish
  • terminalPortuguese
  • terminal, stație, garăRomanian
  • станция, смертельный, конечная станция, аэровокзал, вокзал, терминал, конечныйRussian
  • dödlig, terminalSwedish

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