Death and Termination


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Death noun – The act of ceasing to exist.
Usage example: the death of the Soviet economic system in the wake of the breakup of the USSR

Termination is a synonym for death in end topic. In some cases you can use "Termination" instead a noun "Death", when it comes to topics like dissolution, end of life.
Nearby Words: deathly, deathless
Synonyms for Death


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Termination noun – The act of ceasing to exist.
Usage example: feels that the voluntary termination of one's life should be left entirely up to the patient

Death is a synonym for termination in dissolution topic. You can use "Death" instead a noun "Termination".
Nearby Words: terminate, terminal, terminated, terminus, terminating
Synonyms for Termination

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immediate immediate death immediate termination
possible possible death possible termination
canonical canonical death canonical termination
subsequent subsequent death subsequent termination
Other adjectives: impending, premature, upcoming.

Both words in one sentence

  • Fanfic / In Flight Death by Adaptation: Higa in canon has a Heel Realization after Toyotama's termination; in this fic, where she and Ichiya were winged by Kakizaki instead, he gets worse until he is assassinated by Shirou.
  • Gender Bender If Shelley reconfigures from each termination in a form suited to "protect" him from that method of death, then a female version would make sense.
    Source: Gender Bender
  • They probably use Protocol 12 a lot more often than implied, seeing as how their standard termination procedures will run them out of death row convicts quickly.
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Termination or Death. 2016. Accessed June 17, 2021.

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