Termination vs Execution - What's the difference?

termination | execution |

As nouns the difference between termination and execution

is that termination is the process of terminating or the state of being terminated while execution is execution.




(en noun)
  • The process of terminating or the state of being terminated.
  • The process of firing an employee; ending one's employment at a business for any reason.
  • An end in time; a conclusion.
  • An end in space; an edge or limit.
  • An outcome or result.
  • The last part of a word; a suffix.
  • (medical) An induced abortion.
  • (obsolete, rare) A word, a term.
  • * 1599 ,
  • 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.
  • 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 * (medical): abortion, induced abortion


    * (process of terminating or the state of being terminated) continuation

    Derived terms

    * extermination * terminative * terminative case




    (en noun)
  • The act, manner or style of executing (actions, maneuvers, performances).
  • *
  • The state of being executed (accomplished).
  • The battle plan was successfully executed .
  • The act of putting to death or being put to death as a penalty, or actions so associated.
  • (legal) The carrying into effect of a court judgment, or of a will.
  • (legal) The formal process by which a contract is made valid and put into binding effect.
  • (computing) The carrying out of an instruction, program or program segment by a computer.
  • The entire machine slowed down during the execution of the virus checker .
    Whenever the matrix inversion function executed the program crashed.

    Derived terms

    * execution style * posthumous execution


    * (penalty of death) crucifixion, electrocution, hanging, lethal injection