HyperDic: finish

English > 15 senses of the word finish:
VERBchangefinish, completecome or bring to a finish or an end / end
changefinish, finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind upfinally be or do something
stativefinish, end, stop, terminate, ceasehave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
contactfinishprovide with a finish
consumptionfinish, eat up, polish offfinish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
changefinishcause to finish a relationship / relationship with somebody
NOUNattributefinish, coating, finishinga decorative texture / texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
timefinish, stopping point, finale, finis, last, conclusion, closethe temporal end
statefinish, polish, refinement, culture, cultivationa highly developed state of perfection
locationfinish, destination, goalthe place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
eventfinishdesignated event that concludes a contest (especially a race)
eventfinishthe downfall of someone (as of persons on one side of a conflict / conflict / conflict)
eventfinish, ending, conclusionevent whose occurrence ends something
cognitionfinish(wine tasting) the taste of a wine on the back / back of the tongue (as it is swallowed)
actfinish, finishingthe act of finishing
finish > pronunciation
Soundsfih'nihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > finish: 15 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA decorative texture / texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance).
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymscoating, finishing
NarrowerglazeA coating / coating for ceramics, metal, etc.
shoeshineA shiny finish put on shoes with polish and buffing
BroaderdecorativenessAn appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive
Spanishacabado, remate, retoque
Catalanacabament, rematada
Verbsfinishprovide with a finish
English > finish: 15 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe temporal end; the concluding time.
Example "the market was up at the finish"
Synonymsstopping point, finale, finis, last, conclusion, close
Broaderend, endingThe point in time at which something ends
Spanishcierre, conclusión, final, finis, fin, meta, terminación, término
Catalanconclusió, fi, final, finis, meta, terme
Verbsfinishcome or bring to a finish or an end / end
finishcause to finish a relationship / relationship with somebody
finishhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
English > finish: 15 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality.
Example "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
Synonymspolish, refinement, culture, cultivation
Broaderperfection, flawlessness, ne plus ultraThe state of being without a flaw or defect / defect / defect / defect
Spanishrefinamiento
Catalanpoliment, refinament
English > finish: 15 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningThe place designated as the end (as of a race or journey).
Example"a crowd assembled at the finish"
Synonymsdestination, goal
Narrowerfinishing line, finish lineA line indicating the location of the finish of a race
Broaderend, terminalEither extremity of something that has length
Spanishdestinación, destino
Catalandestí, destinació
English > finish: 15 senses > noun 5, event
Meaningdesignated event that concludes a contest (especially a race).
Examples
  • "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"
Narrowerdraw, standoff, tieThe finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
photo finishin general, any very close finish
second-place finish, runner-up finishA finish in second place (as in a race)
third-place finishA finish in third place (as in a race)
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
English > finish: 15 senses > noun 6, event
MeaningThe downfall of someone (as of persons on one side of a conflict / conflict / conflict).
Examples
  • "booze will be the finish of him"
  • "it was a fight to the finish"
Broaderdownfall, ruin, ruinationfailure that results in a loss of position or reputation
English > finish: 15 senses > noun 7, event
Meaningevent whose occurrence ends something.
Example "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"
Synonymsending, conclusion
Narrowerdefeat, lickingAn unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest / contest
destruction, demolition, wipeoutAn event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
end, lastThe concluding parts of an event or occurrence
foregone conclusion, matter of courseAn inevitable ending
omega, ZThe ending of a series or sequence
result, resultant, final result, outcome, terminationSomething that results
stop, haltThe event of something ending
victory, triumphA successful ending of a struggle or contest / contest
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
OppositebeginningThe event consisting of the start of something
Spanishconclusión, finalización, final, llegada, terminación
Catalanarribada, cloenda, conclusió, finalització, final
Verbsfinishcome or bring to a finish or an end / end
finishcause to finish a relationship / relationship with somebody
finishhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
English > finish: 15 senses > noun 8, cognition
Meaning(wine tasting) the taste of a wine on the back / back of the tongue (as it is swallowed).
Example"the wine has a nutty flavor and a pleasant finish"
CategorytastingA small amount (especially of food or wine)
Broadertaste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perceptionThe sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
English > finish: 15 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe act of finishing.
Examples
  • "his best finish in a major tournament was third"
  • "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
Synonymfinishing
Narrowerfinale, close, closing curtain, finisThe concluding part of any performance
Broadercompletion, culmination, closing, windup, mop upA concluding action
Oppositebeginning, start, commencementThe act of starting something
Catalanacabament
Verbsfinishcome or bring to a finish or an end / end
finishhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
English > finish: 15 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCome or bring to a finish or an end / end.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
ModelThey finish moving
Examples
  • "He finished the dishes"
  • "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours
  • others finished in over 4 hours"
Synonymcomplete
Narrowercarry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfilput in effect
closeFinish a game in baseball by protecting a lead
follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through withpursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish upFinish a task completely
round out, finish outfill out
see throughRemain with until completion
top, top offfinish up or conclude
Broaderend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Spanishacabar, completar, concluir, finalizar, terminar
Catalanacabar, completar, complir, enllestir, finalitzar, finir, terminar
Nounsfinish, finishingthe act of finishing
finishevent whose occurrence ends something
finishthe temporal end
finisher(baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
English > finish: 15 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningfinally be or do something.
PatternSomebody ----s VERB-ing
Synonymsfinish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishacabar, finalizar, terminar
Catalanacabar, finalitzar
English > finish: 15 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningHave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsend, stop, terminate, cease
Caused byend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Narroweradjourn, recess, break upClose at the end of a session
breakCome to an end
conclude, closeCome to a close
culminate, climaxend, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
cut outCease operating
discontinueCome to or be at an end
go outBecome extinguished
lapseend, at least for a long time
pass awaygo out of existence
run low, run short, goTo be spent or finished
run outbecome used up
turn out, come outResult or end
vanish, disappearCease to exist
vanish, disappear, go awayBecome invisible or unnoticeable / unnoticeable
Oppositebegin, startHave a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
Spanishacabar, cesar, concluir, fenecer, finalizar, finir, parar, terminar
Catalanacabar, aturar, cessar, enllestir, finalitzar, finir, parar, terminar
Nounsfinishthe act of finishing
finishevent whose occurrence ends something
finishthe temporal end
English > finish: 15 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningProvide with a finish.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "The carpenter finished the table beautifully"
  • "this shirt is not finished properly"
NarrowerbroomFinish with a broom
dressPut a finish on
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Spanishacabar
Nounsfinish, finishinga decorative texture / texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
finishera worker who performs the last step in a manufacturing process
finishera painter who applies a finishing coat
English > finish: 15 senses > verb 5, consumption
MeaningFinish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey finish more bread
Synonymseat up, polish off
Narrowerdevour, demolish, down, consume, go throughEat immoderately
tuck in, tuck away, put awayeat up
Broadereattake in solid food
English > finish: 15 senses > verb 6, change
MeaningCause to finish a relationship / relationship with somebody.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"That finished me with Mary"
Broaderend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Spanishacabar con, acabar, cortar con, terminar con, terminar
Catalanacabar
Nounsfinishevent whose occurrence ends something
finishthe temporal end

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