|1.||[ noun ] a coming to an end of a contract period|
"the expiry of his driver's license"
|Related terms:||end run_out|
|2.||[ noun ] something that results|
|Synonyms:||result outcome resultant final_result|
"he listened for the results on the radio"
|Related terms:||ending consequence worst decision decision offspring denouement separation sequel poetic_justice deal leave|
|3.||[ noun ] (linguistics) the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)|
"I don't like words that have -ism as an ending"
|Related terms:||morpheme ending inflectional_suffix|
|4.||[ noun ] a place of termination or completion|
|Synonyms:||end_point endpoint terminus|
|Related terms:||end terminate|
|5.||[ noun ] the act of ending something|
"the termination of the agreement"
|Related terms:||change_of_state destruction closure killing abortion completion adjournment dismissal liquidation dissolution overthrow fade retirement discontinuance abolition deactivation extinction demonetization relinquishment withdrawal release conclude|