English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Cease from anger.
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coating, finish, finishingnoun
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"
stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, closenoun
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"
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
polish, refinement, culture, cultivation, finishnoun
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
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
finish, destination, goalnoun
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"
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"
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"
ending, conclusion, finishnoun
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"
goal, termination, refinement, coating, end, conclusion, decision, culture, ending, cultivation, ratiocination, close, polish, finis, finishing, stopping point, last, closing, destination, finale, determination
(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"
the act of finishing
"his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
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"
finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finishverb
finally be or do something
"He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
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
end, stop, finish, terminate, ceaseverb
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"
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
provide with a finish
"The carpenter finished the table beautifully"; "this shirt is not finished properly"
eat up, finish, polish offverb
finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
"She polished off the remaining potatoes"
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
cause to finish a relationship with somebody
"That finished me with Mary"
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How to use finish in a sentence?
I came here, wasnt feeling so well. I feel much better now. Were working hard to get me all the way back. I have to be back, because we still have to make America great again. Weve done an awfully good job of that, but we still have steps to go and we have tohave to finish that job.
It is a good feeling, i’ve always said, it’s better to be lucky than good but we’ve been good this leg as well so it’s so nice to win this one because it could have been an easy leg to finish last. The team did a fantastic job, we sailed the boat much better than in the first leg.
I think its good that he was able to finish the work and establish both that the Russia thing wasnt a hoax - that the Russians interfered in the election in a huge way, and thats really important, and then another piece of good news, the evidence didnt establish that any Americans conspired as part of that effort. That should be good news no matter what party youre associated with.
It's not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts.
Do you trust Mr. Mueller to be fair to the President and the country ? Will you make sure he can finish his job ? If you get the report, will you be as transparent as possible ? Ive asked him those questions, and Im very comfortable with his answers.
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
- 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
- crìochnaichScottish Gaelic
- 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
- 완성하다, 종료하다, 끝내다Korean
- finis, terminus, finior, finio, finem habeo, terminorLatin
- beigas, beigt, pabeigtLatvian
- 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
- slutföra, finish, avsluta, yta, mål, fullfölja, gå i målSwedish
- పూర్తిచేయు, అంతమవు, పూర్తవు, ముగించుTelugu
- 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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