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Synonyms for finish

Synonyms for (noun) finish

Synonyms: finish, finishing Definition: the act of finishing Usage: his best finish in a major tournament was third; the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause

Similar words: closing, completion, windup, mop up, culmination Definition: a concluding action

Synonyms: finish, finishing, coating Definition: a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance) Usage: 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

Similar words: decorativeness Definition: an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive

Synonyms: finish Definition: (wine tasting) the taste of a wine on the back of the tongue (as it is swallowed) Usage: the wine has a nutty flavor and a pleasant finish

Similar words: taste, taste perception, taste sensation, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation Definition: the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus Usage: the candy left him with a bad taste; the melon had a delicious taste

Synonyms: ending, finish, conclusion Definition: event whose occurrence ends something Usage: his death marked the ending of an era; when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening Definition: an event that happens

Synonyms: finish Definition: the downfall of someone (as of persons on one side of a conflict) Usage: booze will be the finish of him; it was a fight to the finish

Similar words: ruin, ruination, downfall Definition: failure that results in a loss of position or reputation

Synonyms: finish Definition: designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race) Usage: 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

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening Definition: an event that happens

Synonyms: finish, destination, goal Definition: the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey) Usage: a crowd assembled at the finish; he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view

Similar words: end, terminal Definition: either extremity of something that has length Usage: the end of the pier; she knotted the end of the thread; they rode to the end of the line; the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix

Synonyms: cultivation, culture, finish, refinement, polish Definition: a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality Usage: 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

Similar words: ne plus ultra, perfection, flawlessness Definition: the state of being without a flaw or defect

Synonyms: conclusion, finale, finis, finish, last, stopping point, close Definition: the temporal end; the concluding time Usage: 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

Similar words: end, ending Definition: the point in time at which something ends Usage: the end of the year; the ending of warranty period

Synonyms for (verb) finish

Synonyms: finish Definition: cause to finish a relationship with somebody Usage: That finished me with Mary

Similar words: end, terminate Definition: bring to an end or halt Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

Synonyms: fetch up, finish, finish up, end up, wind up, land up Definition: finally be or do something Usage: He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart; he wound up being unemployed and living at home again

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: finish, complete Definition: come or bring to a finish or an end Usage: 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

Similar words: end, terminate Definition: bring to an end or halt Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

Synonyms: eat up, finish, polish off Definition: finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table Usage: She polished off the remaining potatoes

Similar words: eat Definition: take in solid food Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?

Synonyms: finish Definition: provide with a finish Usage: The carpenter finished the table beautifully; this shirt is not finished properly

Similar words: surface, coat Definition: put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface Usage: coat the cake with chocolate