1. [ noun ] either end of a railroad or bus route
Related terms: end
2. [ noun ] the ultimate goal for which something is done
Synonyms: destination
Related terms: goal end
3. [ noun ] designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race)
Synonyms: close last stopping_point conclusion finish finis finale

"excitement grew as the finish neared" "my horse was several lengths behind at the finish" "the winner is the team with the most points at the finish"

Related terms: end end happening point draw third-place_finish photo_finish runner-up_finish terminate complete close finish
4. [ noun ] (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
Synonyms: terminal_figure term
Related terms: statue architecture
5. [ noun ] a place of termination or completion
Synonyms: end_point endpoint termination
Related terms: end terminate
6. [ noun ] (transportation) station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
Synonyms: terminal depot
Related terms: station railway_station bus_terminal air_terminal subway_station cathode transportation_system
Similar spelling:   termination