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Pronunciation : finish

noun : finish

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance); "the boat had a metallic finish"; "he applied a coat of a clear finish"; "when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art";

  • 4. (

    ) the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey); "a crowd assembled at the finish"; "he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view" ;

  • 5. (

    ) designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race); "excitement grew as the finish neared"; "my horse was several lengths behind at the finish"; "the winner is the team with the most points at the finish" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the downfall of someone (as of persons on one side of a conflict); "booze will be the finish of him"; "it was a fight to the finish" ;

  • 7. (

    ) event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show" ;

  • 8. (

    ) (wine tasting) the taste of a wine on the back of the tongue (as it is swallowed); "the wine has a nutty flavor and a pleasant finish" ;

  • 9. (

    ) the act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause" ;

verb : finish

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours" ;

  • 3. (

    ) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo" ;

  • 4. (

    ) provide with a finish; "The carpenter finished the table beautifully"; "this shirt is not finished properly" ;

  • 6. (

    ) cause to finish a relationship with somebody; "That finished me with Mary" ;


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