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Verb: finish fi-nish
- Come or bring to a finish or an end
"He finished the dishes"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours";
- Finally be or do something
"He finished up marrying his high school sweetheart";
- finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up
- Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
"My property finishes by the bushes";
- end, stop, terminate, cease
- Provide with a finish
"The carpenter finished the table beautifully"; "this shirt is not finished properly"
- Complete eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
"She finished the remaining potatoes";
- eat up, polish off
- Cause to finish a relationship with somebody
"That finished me with Mary"
- A decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
"he applied a coat of a clear finish"; "when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly"; "the boat had a metallic finish";
- coating, finishing
- The temporal end; the concluding time
"the market was up at the finish";
- stopping point, finale, finis, last, conclusion, close
- A highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
"almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art";
- polish, refinement, culture, cultivation, finesse
- The place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
"a crowd assembled at the finish";
- destination, goal
- 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"
- Event whose occurrence ends something
"when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show";
- ending, conclusion
- (wine tasting) the taste of a wine on the back of the tongue (as it is swallowed)
"the wine has a nutty flavour and a pleasant finish"
- The act of finishing
"his best finish in a major tournament was third";
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