- (v.) end, terminate (bring to an end or halt) "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
- (v.) end, stop, finish, terminate, cease (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical) "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
- (v.) end, terminate (be the end of; be the last or concluding part of) "This sad scene ended the movie"
- (v.) displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate (terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position) "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
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