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finish



I - noun
1. a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance) (Freq. 3)
- 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
Syn:
coating, finishing
Derivationally related forms:
finish (for: finishing), coat (for: coating)
Hypernyms:
decorativeness
Hyponyms:
glaze, shoeshine
2. the temporal end;
the concluding time
- the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
- the market was up at the finish
- they were playing better at the close of the season
Syn:
stopping point, finale, finis, last, conclusion, close
Derivationally related forms:
close (for: close)
Hypernyms:
end, ending
3. 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
Syn:
ending, conclusion
Ant:
beginning (for: ending)
Derivationally related forms:
end (for: ending)
Hypernyms:
happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event
Hyponyms:
end, last, final stage, result, resultant,
final result, outcome, termination, foregone conclusion, matter of course, destruction,
demolition, wipeout, omega, Z, stop, halt,
victory, triumph, defeat, licking
4. 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"--Joseph Conrad
Syn:
polish, refinement, culture, cultivation
Derivationally related forms:
cultivate (for: cultivation), refine (for: refinement), polish (for: polish)
Hypernyms:
perfection, flawlessness, ne plus ultra
5. 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
Syn:
destination, goal
Derivationally related forms:
destine (for: destination)
Hypernyms:
end, terminal
Hyponyms:
finishing line, finish line
6. 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
Hypernyms:
happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event
Hyponyms:
draw, standoff, tie, photo finish, second-place finish,
runner-up finish, third-place finish
7. 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
Hypernyms:
downfall, ruin, ruination
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
Topics:
tasting
Hypernyms:
taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception
9. the act of finishing
- his best finish in a major tournament was third
- the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause
Syn:
finishing
Ant:
start
Derivationally related forms:
finish (for: finishing)
Hypernyms:
completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up
Hyponyms:
finale, close, closing curtain, finis

II - verb
1. come or bring to a finish or an end (Freq. 44)
- 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
Syn:
complete
Derivationally related forms:
finisher, finishing, completion (for: complete)
Hypernyms:
end, terminate
Hyponyms:
close, top, top off, get through, wrap up,
finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish up, see through,
round out, finish out, follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out,
implement, put through, go through, carry through, accomplish, execute,
action, fulfill, fulfil
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s VERB-ing
- Somebody ----s something (for: complete)
- Something ----s something (for: complete)
- They finish moving
2. finally be or do something (Freq. 12)
- He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart
- he wound up being unemployed and living at home again
Syn:
finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up
Derivationally related forms:
windup (for: wind up)
Hypernyms:
act, move
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s VERB-ing
3. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense;
either spatial or metaphorical (Freq. 8)
- 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
Syn:
end, stop, terminate, cease
Ant:
begin (for: end)
Derivationally related forms:
terminative (for: terminate), terminus (for: terminate), end (for: end)
Hyponyms:
pass away, lapse, cut out, go out, adjourn,
recess, break up, vanish, disappear, culminate, climax,
run out, run low, run short, go, go away, conclude,
close, turn out, come out, discontinue, break
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
4. provide with a finish (Freq. 3)
- The carpenter finished the table beautifully
- this shirt is not finished properly
Derivationally related forms:
finisher, finishing
Hypernyms:
coat, surface
Hyponyms:
dress, broom
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
5. finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table (Freq. 2)
- She polished off the remaining potatoes
Syn:
eat up, polish off
Hypernyms:
eat
Hyponyms:
tuck in, tuck away, put away
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s (for: eat up)
- They finish more bread
6. cause to finish a relationship with somebody
- That finished me with Mary
Hypernyms:
end, terminate
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s somebody

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