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terminus

noun

1 terminus

A place where something ends or is complete.

synonyms: end point, endpoint, termination.

Roget 729: completion, accomplishment, achievement, fulfillment; performance, execution; despatch, dispatch; consummation, culmination; finish, conclusion; close etc. ... show more

Roget 67: end, close, termination; desinence, conclusion, finis, finale, period, term, terminus, endpoint, last, omega; extreme, ... show more

Roget 233: limit, boundary, bounds, confine, enclave, term, bourn, verge, curbstone, but, pale, reservation; termination, terminus; ... show more

Dutch: eindpunt



2 terminus

The ultimate goal for which something is done.

synonym: destination.

Dutch: bestemming, reisbestemming, reisdoel
Polish: przeznaczenie

3 terminus

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: term, terminal figure.

4 terminus

Either end of a railroad or bus route.

Polish: pętla

5 terminus

Station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods.

synonyms: depot, terminal.

Roget 292: arrival, advent; landing; debarkation, disembarkation; reception, welcome, vin d'honneur [Fr.].    home, goal, goalpost; landing place, landing stage; bunder; ... show more

Dutch: terminal, tussenstation
Polish: stacja


Moby thesaurus: L, Z, anchorage, apodosis, border line, bound, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bourn, branch, break boundary, breakoff point, cable railway, catastrophe, cease, ceasing, ceiling, cessation, circumscription ... show more.

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