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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Finish \Fin"ish\, verb (used without an object)

1. To come to an end; to terminate.

His days may finish ere that hapless time. --Shak.

2. To end; to die. [R.] --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Finish \Fin"ish\, noun

1. That which finishes, puts an end to? or perfects.

2. (Arch.) The joiner work and other finer work required for the completion of a building, especially of the interior. See {Inside finish}, and {Outside finish}.

3. (Fine Arts) (a) The labor required to give final completion to any work; hence, minute detail, careful elaboration, or the like. (b) See {Finishing coat}, under {Finishing}.

4. The result of completed labor, as on the surface of an object; manner or style of finishing; as, a rough, dead, or glossy finish given to cloth, stone, metal, etc.

5. Completion; -- opposed to {start}, or {beginning}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Finish \Fin"ish\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Finished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Finishing}.] [F. finir (with a stem finiss- in several forms, whence E. -ish: see -ish.),fr. L. finire to limit, finish, end, fr. finis boundary, limit, end; perh. for fidnis, and akin findere to cleave, E. fissure.]

1. To arrive at the end of; to bring to an end; to put an end to; to make an end of; to terminate.

And heroically hath finished A life heroic. --Milton.

2. To bestow the last required labor upon; to complete; to bestow the utmost possible labor upon; to perfect; to accomplish; to polish.

Syn: To end; terminate; close; conclude; complete; accomplish; perfect.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

finish

noun

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" [syn: {coating}, {finish}, {finishing}]

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}, {finish}, {last}, {conclusion}, {close}]

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"--Joseph Conrad [syn: {polish}, {refinement}, {culture}, {cultivation}, {finish}]

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" [syn: {finish}, {destination}, {goal}]

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" [syn: {ending}, {conclusion}, {finish}] [ant: {beginning}]

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" [syn: {finish}, {finishing}] [ant: {beginning}, {commencement}, {start}]

verb

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" [syn: {complete}, {finish}]

2: finally be or do something; "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}, {finish}]

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" [syn: {end}, {stop}, {finish}, {terminate}, {cease}] [ant: {begin}, {start}]

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

5: finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes" [syn: {eat up}, {finish}, {polish off}]

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


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