Adjective: finished fi-nisht
Verb: finish fi-nish
- (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state
"a finished product"
- Ended or brought to an end
"are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript"
- (of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence; perfected
"a dazzling and finished piece of writing"; "a finished violinist"
- Having a surface coating or finish applied
"the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones"
- Brought to ruin
"after the revolution the aristocracy was finished";
- ruined, downfallen
- Come or bring to a finish or an end
"He finished the dishes"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours";
- Finally be or do something
"He finished up marrying his high school sweetheart";
- finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up
- Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
"My property finishes by the bushes";
- end, stop, terminate, cease
- Provide with a finish
"The carpenter finished the table beautifully"; "this shirt is not finished properly"
- Complete eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
"She finished the remaining potatoes";
- eat up, polish off
- Cause to finish a relationship with somebody
"That finished me with Mary"
See also: all over, complete, concluded, destroyed, done, done with, dressed, ended, fattened, fattening, fin de siècle, over, painted, polished, processed, smooth, terminated, through, through with, up
Type of: act, coat, eat, end, move, surface, terminate
Encyclopedia: Finished Finish