Finish and Terminate


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Finish verb – To bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point.
Usage example: we'll finish the concert before dark

Terminate is a synonym for finish in stop topic. In some cases you can use "Terminate" instead a verb "Finish", when it comes to topics like complete, end, start, turn out. popular alternative
Nearby Words: finished, finis, finishing, finisher
Synonyms for Finish


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Terminate verb – To bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point.
Usage example: we need to terminate the discussion for this evening, but we'll resume tomorrow morning

Finish is a synonym for terminate in complete topic. You can use "Finish" instead a verb "Terminate", if it concerns topics such as start, stop, turn out, bring to an end. popular alternative
Nearby Words: terminal, termination, terminated, terminating, terminable
Synonyms for Terminate

Common collocations

animation finish animation terminate animation
business finish business terminate business
project finish project terminate project
series finish series terminate series
Other nouns: scene, show, game, battle, mission.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / The Killer I Cannot Self-Terminate: Ah Jong has to put a bullet to Fung Sei after he fails to save a final bullet to finish himself off.
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