expiry vs termination what difference

what is difference between expiry and termination

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪkˈspaɪ.əɹ.i/, /ɛkˈspaɪ.əɹ.i/
  • Rhymes: -aɪəɹi

Noun

expiry (countable and uncountable, plural expiries)

  1. (Britain, New Zealand, Australia) End; termination; expiration.
  2. (Britain, New Zealand, Australia) Death.
  3. (New Zealand, Australia) Synonym of expiration date

Derived terms

  • expiry date

Related terms

  • expiration
  • expire

Translations



English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin terminationem (accusative of terminatio).

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /tɚmɪˈneɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

termination (countable and uncountable, plural terminations)

  1. The process of terminating or the state of being terminated.
  2. The process of firing an employee; ending one’s employment at a business for any reason.
  3. An end in time; a conclusion.
  4. An end in space; an edge or limit.
  5. An outcome or result.
  6. The last part of a word; an ending, a desinence; a suffix.
    • 1849, E. A. Andrews, A First Latin Book; Or Progressive Lessons in Reading and Writing Latin, 2nd edition, Boston, p. 52 and 69:
      1. Some adjectives of the third declension have three terminations in the nominative singular,—one for each gender; some two,—one for the masculine and feminine, the other for the neuter; and some, only one for all genders.
      1. Verbs whose terminations are alike, are said to be of the same conjugation.
      2. Latin verbs are divided into four conjugations.
  7. (medicine) An induced abortion.
  8. (obsolete, rare) A word, a term.
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act 2 Scene 1
      She speaks poniards, and every word stabs: if her breath were as terrible as her terminations, there were no living near her; she would infect to the north star.
  9. The ending up of a polypeptid chain.

Synonyms

  • (process of terminating): discontinuation, stoppage
  • (state of being termined): discontinuation
  • (process of firing an employee): discharge, dismissal
  • (end in time): close, conclusion, end, finale, finish, stop
  • (end in space): border, edge, end, limit, lip, rim, tip
  • (outcome): consequence, outcome, result, upshot
  • (last part of a word): ending
  • (medical): abortion, induced abortion

Antonyms

  • (process of terminating or the state of being terminated): continuation

Derived terms

  • extermination
  • terminative
  • terminative case

Related terms

  • terminate

Translations


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