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Synonyms for finish
ˈfɪn ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coating, finish, finishing(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    application, covering, refinement, coating, last, polish, culture, ending, cultivation, close, finis, finishing, stopping point, goal, destination, coat, finale, conclusion

    Antonyms:
    commencement, beginning, start

  2. stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, close(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, termination, shoemaker's last, refinement, coating, closing, last, polish, coda, culture, ending, end, cultivation, ratiocination, close, finishing, finis, finale, stopping point, closing curtain, goal, final stage, death, destination, decision, conclusion, determination

    Antonyms:
    start, commencement, beginning

  3. polish, refinement, culture, cultivation, finish(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    purification, goal, acculturation, refinement, shade, last, polish, culture, ending, coating, glossiness, cultivation, nuance, nicety, destination, civilization, finis, finishing, refining, stopping point, civilisation, elaboration, subtlety, close, gloss, conclusion, burnish, finale

    Antonyms:
    beginning, start, commencement

  4. finish, destination, goal(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    refinement, coating, last, polish, finale, culture, ending, end, cultivation, close, finis, finishing, stopping point, address, goal, terminus, destination, name and address, conclusion

    Antonyms:
    commencement, beginning, start

  5. finish(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    finale, finishing, finis, conclusion, close, culture, cultivation, destination, coating, polish, last, ending, refinement, goal, stopping point

    Antonyms:
    start, commencement, beginning

  6. finish(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    finale, finishing, finis, conclusion, close, culture, cultivation, destination, coating, polish, last, ending, refinement, goal, stopping point

    Antonyms:
    start, commencement, beginning

  7. ending, conclusion, finish(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    goal, termination, refinement, coating, end, conclusion, decision, culture, ending, cultivation, ratiocination, close, polish, finis, finishing, stopping point, last, closing, destination, finale, determination

    Antonyms:
    commencement, start, beginning

  8. finish(noun)

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    finale, finishing, finis, conclusion, close, culture, cultivation, destination, coating, polish, last, ending, refinement, goal, stopping point

    Antonyms:
    start, commencement, beginning

  9. finish, finishing(verb)

    the act of finishing

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

    Synonyms:
    finale, finishing, finis, conclusion, close, culture, cultivation, destination, coating, polish, last, ending, refinement, goal, stopping point

    Antonyms:
    beginning, start, commencement

  10. complete, finish(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    stop, fill in, wind up, end, finish up, dispatch, eat up, polish off, fill out, terminate, discharge, cease, nail, complete, make out, land up, fetch up, end up

    Antonyms:
    commencement, beginning, start

  11. finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish(verb)

    finally be or do something

    "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"

    Synonyms:
    earth up, get through, turn on, wind up, clear up, end, finish up, fetch up, eat up, polish off, terminate, wrap up, wind, mop up, arouse, finish off, cease, complete, sex, stop, land up, excite, end up

    Antonyms:
    start, commencement, beginning

  12. end, stop, finish, terminate, cease(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    eat up, block up, complete, sack, halt, can, arrest, give up, finish up, block off, hold back, end, give the axe, block, displace, polish off, lay off, turn back, stop over, break off, break, fetch up, fire, land up, stop, blockade, hold on, wind up, bar, cease, barricade, discontinue, contain, end up, force out, give notice, kibosh, give the sack, intercept, dismiss, terminate, send away, quit, check

    Antonyms:
    commencement, start, beginning

  13. finish(verb)

    provide with a finish

    "The carpenter finished the table beautifully"; "this shirt is not finished properly"

    Synonyms:
    end up, stop, wind up, end, finish up, fetch up, cease, polish off, complete, terminate, land up, eat up

    Antonyms:
    start, beginning, commencement

  14. eat up, finish, polish off(verb)

    finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table

    "She polished off the remaining potatoes"

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, swallow, eat up, dispatch, complete, wrap up, hit, eat, off, finish up, end, bump off, use up, terminate, polish off, stop, mop up, swallow up, finish off, fetch up, bury, land up, end up, slay, run through, wipe out, wind up, murder, cease, clear up, immerse, consume, get through, deplete, remove

    Antonyms:
    beginning, start, commencement

  15. finish(verb)

    cause to finish a relationship with somebody

    "That finished me with Mary"

    Synonyms:
    end up, stop, wind up, end, finish up, fetch up, cease, polish off, complete, terminate, land up, eat up

    Antonyms:
    commencement, beginning, start

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. finish

    Strains of music may gradually or suddenly cease. A man quits work on the instant; he may discontinue a practise gradually; he quits suddenly and completely; he stops short in what he may or may not resume; he pauses in what he will probably resume. What intermits or is intermitted returns again, as a fever that intermits. Compare ABANDON; DIE; END; REST.

    Synonyms:
    abstain, bring to an end, cease, come to an end, conclude, desist, discontinue, end, end, give over, intermit, leave off, pause, quit, refrain, stop, terminate

    Antonyms:
    begin, commence, enter upon, inaugurate, initiate, institute, originate, set about, set going, set in operation, set on foot, start

    Preposition:
    Cease from anger.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. finish

    Synonyms:
    complete, perfect, accomplish, conclude, achieve, end, shape, terminate

    Antonyms:
    begin, commence, start, undertake, fail, miscontrive, mismanage, botch, mar

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. finish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    accomplish, complete, execute, perform, achieve, do

  2. finish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    perfect, polish, elaborate, make perfect

  3. finish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    end, terminate, close, conclude, bring to an end, put an end to

  4. finish(n.)

    Synonyms:
    polish, elaboration, final touch, last touch

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Translations for finish

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  • فرغ, أنهى, أتمم, انتهيArabic
  • ско́нчыць, зака́нчваць, канча́цьBelarusian
  • край, фина́л, завършвам, финиширамBulgarian
  • finalitzar, fita, fi, terminar, meta, acabar, finirCatalan, Valencian
  • dokončit, skončit, konecCzech
  • gorffenWelsh
  • slutning, finishDanish
  • Ende, beenden, fertigstellen, aufhören, Lack, endenGerman
  • τέλος, τελειώνωGreek
  • finiĝi, finiEsperanto
  • finalizar, acabarse, terminar, meta, acabar, fin, terminarseSpanish
  • تمام کردن, تمام شدنPersian
  • viimeistellä, loppu, tehdä loppuun, pintakäsittely, loppua, päättyä, maaliFinnish
  • fin, fini, achever, finir, se terminerFrench
  • críochnaighIrish
  • crìochnaichScottish Gaelic
  • acabarGalician
  • ख़त्म होना, ख़त्म करना, अंत करनाHindi
  • finiHaitian Creole
  • befejezés, befejez, végezHungarian
  • վախճան, վերջ, վերջացնել, ավարտArmenian
  • fin, termination, terminar, finirInterlingua
  • tamat, selesaiIndonesian
  • fine, rifinire, finireItalian
  • 全うする, 終わる, 終了, 終える, 仕上げる, 終わりJapanese
  • დასასრულიGeorgian
  • 완성하다, 종료하다, 끝내다Korean
  • finis, terminus, finior, finio, finem habeo, terminorLatin
  • beigas, beigt, pabeigtLatvian
  • ပြီးBurmese
  • meet, finish, beëindigen, eindstreep, afwerkenDutch
  • avslutte, slutt, toppstrøk, finish, avslutning, fullføreNorwegian
  • acabar, terminar, finirOccitan
  • koniec, dokonać, skończyć, dokonywaćPolish
  • arrematar, rematar, final, acabamento, concluir, fim, acabar, finalizar, terminarPortuguese
  • sfârșit, termina, final, lacRomanian
  • зака́нчивать, лак, отде́лка, заверши́ть, зака́нчиваться, око́нчить, оконча́ние, око́нчиться, зако́нчить, зако́нчиться, заверша́ть, коне́ц, фина́лRussian
  • ciljSerbo-Croatian
  • slutföra, finish, avsluta, yta, mål, fullfölja, gå i målSwedish
  • పూర్తిచేయు, అంతమవు, పూర్తవు, ముగించుTelugu
  • เสร็จThai
  • bitirmek, bitişTurkish
  • скі́нчити, кінча́ти, закі́нчувати, закі́нчитиUkrainian
  • ختم کرنا, ختم ہونا, ختمUrdu
  • làm xong, kết thúc, hoàn thànhVietnamese
  • fimekön, finük, finükön, lemekön, finVolapük
  • achever, esse fini, fini, esse tot fwait, esse foû, esse houteWalloon

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