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fin·ish

 (fĭn′ĭsh)
v. fin·ished, fin·ish·ing, fin·ish·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To stop (doing an activity or task) after reaching the point at which there is nothing left to do: finished cleaning the room.
b. To bring to a required or desired state: finish an assignment; finish a painting. See Synonyms at complete.
2.
a. To arrive at or attain the end of: finish a race.
b. Sports To perform the last maneuver in (an offensive play), scoring a goal.
3. To consume all of; use up: finish a pie; finished off the pizza.
4. To give (wood, for example) a desired or particular surface texture.
5. To destroy; kill: finished the injured horse with a bullet.
6. To bring about the ruin of: The stock market crash finished many speculators.
v.intr.
1. To come to an end; stop: a story that finishes with a twist.
2. To reach the end of a task, course, or relationship: The speaker finished with a rousing call to action.
3. Sports To score a goal as the last maneuver in a play: a good forward who just can't seem to finish.
n.
1. The final part; the conclusion: racers neck-and-neck at the finish.
2. The reason for one's ruin; downfall: Stealing the computer codes proved to be his finish.
3. Something that completes, concludes, or perfects, especially:
a. The last treatment or coating of a surface: applied a shellac finish to the cabinet.
b. The surface texture produced by such a treatment or coating.
c. A material used in surfacing or finishing.
4. Completeness, refinement, or smoothness of execution; polish.
5. The flavor left in the mouth after wine has been swallowed.
Phrasal Verb:
finish with (someone)
To stop interacting with (someone), especially to stop subjecting (someone) to something.

[Middle English finishen, from Old French finir, finiss-, to complete, from Latin fīnīre, from fīnis, end.]

fin′ish·er n.

finisher

(ˈfɪnɪʃə)
n
1. (Professions) a craftsman who carries out the final tasks in a manufacturing process
2. (Boxing) boxing a knockout blow
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.finisher - (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
relief pitcher, reliever, fireman - a pitcher who does not start the game
slammer - a person who closes things violently; "she's a dramatic slammer of doors"
2.finisher - a racing driver who finishes a race
automobile driver, race driver, racer - someone who drives racing cars at high speeds
3.finisher - a painter who applies a finishing coat
painter - a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint
varnisher - someone who applies a finishing coat of varnish
4.finisher - a worker who performs the last step in a manufacturing process
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
stitcher - a garmentmaker who performs the finishing steps
5.finisher - a race car that finishes a race
race car, racing car, racer - a fast car that competes in races
6.finisher - an animal that wins in a contest of speed
racer - an animal that races
Translations
laboratorio industriale per il coloure

finisher

[ˈfɪnɪʃəʳ] N (esp Brit) (Ftbl) → rematador(a) m/f (Cycling, Running) persona que llega a la meta

finisher

n
(Ftbl, Rugby, Hockey etc) a good finisherein guter Torschütze
(Athletics, Cycling etc) to be a fast/strong finishereinen schnellen/starken Endspurt haben; he is renowned as a fast finisherer ist für seinen schnellen Endspurt bekannt
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