Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun terminus

5 senses of terminus

Sense 1
end point, endpoint, termination, terminus -- (a place where something ends or is complete)
       => end, terminal -- (either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix")

Sense 2
destination, terminus -- (the ultimate goal for which something is done)
       => goal, end -- (the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means")

Sense 3
terminus, terminal figure, term -- ((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)
       => statue -- (a sculpture representing a human or animal)

Sense 4
terminus -- (either end of a railroad or bus route)
       => end, terminal -- (either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix")

Sense 5
terminal, terminus, depot -- (station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods)
       => station -- (a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station")

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