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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "terminal":

    terminals, pier, piers, terminus, lug, pin, end-stage, terminai, station, ferry, final, stations, marshalling, termini

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How to use terminal in a sentence?

  1. Rob Marcolina:

    They call it universal health care— it’s universal unless you have a terminal disease.

  2. Monica Stott:

    The lounges have great food, wifi, magazines and newspapers, games rooms for kids, beauticians, showers and comfortable places to relax until your flight. It's much nicer than waiting in the main terminal and I'd usually spend that much on food, drinks and magazines anyway.

  3. Leo Beletsky:

    It's important to keep in mind that recovery is an ongoing process rather than a discrete terminal event.

  4. Normand Boivin:

    These specially created scents will give passengers traveling through Terminal 2 an exclusive preview of destinations that only Heathrow connects to [from the UK].

  5. Rush Limbaugh:

    It's tough to realize that the days where I do not think I'm under a death sentence are over, now, we all are, is the point. We all know that we're going to die at some point, but when you have a terminal disease diagnosis that has a time frame to it, then that puts a different psychological and even physical awareness to it.

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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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