Synonyms of terminal


1. terminal, terminus, depot, station

usage: station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

2. terminal, pole, contact, tangency

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

3. end, terminal, extremity

usage: 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"

4. terminal, electronic equipment

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


1. terminal

usage: of or relating to or situated at the ends of a delivery route; "freight pickup is a terminal service"; "terminal charges"

2. terminal

usage: relating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time; "terminal examinations"; "terminal payments"

3. terminal (vs. intermediate)

usage: being or situated at an end; "the endmost pillar"; "terminal buds on a branch"; "a terminal station"; "the terminal syllable"

4. concluding, final, last, terminal, closing (vs. opening)

usage: 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"

5. terminal, fatal (vs. nonfatal)

usage: causing or ending in or approaching death; "a terminal patient"; "terminal cancer"

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Definition and meaning of terminal (Dictionary)