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Extermination vs. Termination

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  • Extermination (noun)

    The act of exterminating; total destruction or eradication

    "the total extermination of a people"

    "extermination of error or vice"

    "extermination of weeds from a field"

  • Extermination (noun)

    Elimination.

  • Termination (noun)

    The process of terminating or the state of being terminated.

  • Termination (noun)

    The process of firing an employee; ending one's employment at a business for any reason.

  • Termination (noun)

    An end in time; a conclusion.

  • Termination (noun)

    An end in space; an edge or limit.

  • Termination (noun)

    An outcome or result.

  • Termination (noun)

    The last part of a word; an ending, a desinence; a suffix.

  • Termination (noun)

    An induced abortion.

  • Termination (noun)

    A word, a term.

  • Termination (noun)

    The ending up of a polypeptid chain.

Wiktionary
  • Extermination (noun)

    killing, especially of a whole group of people or animals

    "the near extermination of the buffalo herds"

  • Extermination (noun)

    complete destruction.

  • Termination (noun)

    the action of terminating something or the fact of being terminated

    "the termination of a contract"

  • Termination (noun)

    an induced abortion

    "for many conditions, a large proportion of people say they would not consider a termination"

  • Termination (noun)

    an act of dismissing someone from employment

    "workers were informed of the terminations on Wednesday"

  • Termination (noun)

    an assassination.

  • Termination (noun)

    a word's final syllable or letters or letter, especially when constituting an element in inflection or derivation.

  • Termination (noun)

    an ending or result of a specified kind

    "a good result and a happy termination"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Extermination (noun)

    The act of exterminating; total destruction; eradication; excision; as, the extermination of inhabitants or tribes, of error or vice, or of weeds from a field.

  • Extermination (noun)

    Elimination.

  • Termination (noun)

    The act of terminating, or of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding; as, a voluntary termination of hostilities.

  • Termination (noun)

    That which ends or bounds; limit in space or extent; bound; end; as, the termination of a line.

  • Termination (noun)

    End in time or existence; as, the termination of the year, or of life; the termination of happiness.

  • Termination (noun)

    End; conclusion; result.

  • Termination (noun)

    Last purpose of design.

  • Termination (noun)

    A word; a term.

  • Termination (noun)

    The ending of a word; a final syllable or letter; the part added to a stem in inflection.

Webster Dictionary
  • Extermination (noun)

    complete annihilation;

    "they think a meteor cause the extinction of the dinosaurs"

  • Extermination (noun)

    the act of exterminating

  • Termination (noun)

    a coming to an end of a contract period;

    "the expiry of his driver's license"

  • Termination (noun)

    a place where something ends or is complete

  • Termination (noun)

    something that results;

    "he listened for the results on the radio"

  • Termination (noun)

    the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme);

    "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending"

  • Termination (noun)

    the act of ending something;

    "the termination of the agreement"

Princeton's WordNet

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