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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.

finishing

(ˈfɪnɪʃɪŋ)
n
(Soccer) football the act or skill of goal scoring: Brattbakk's finishing is deadly.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.finishing - a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)finishing - 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"
decorativeness - an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive
glaze - a coating for ceramics, metal, etc.
shoeshine - a shiny finish put on shoes with polish and buffing; "his trousers had a sharp crease and you could see your reflection in his shoeshine"
2.finishing - the act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
closing curtain, finis, close, finale - the concluding part of any performance
mop up, windup, completion, culmination, closing - a concluding action
Translations

finishing

[ˈfɪnɪʃɪŋ]
A. N
1. [of product] → acabado m
2. (esp Brit) (Ftbl) → capacidad f de remate
B. CPD finishing line N (Sport) → línea f de meta, meta f
finishing school N escuela privada para señoritas donde se les enseña a comportarse en la alta sociedad
finishing touch Ntoque m final
to put the finishing touches to sthdar los últimos toques a algo

finishing

n his finishing is excellent (Ftbl, Rugby, Hockey etc) → er ist ein ausgezeichneter Torschütze; (Cycling, Athletics) → er ist ein ausgezeichneter Sprinter

finishing

:
finishing industry
n (Tech) → verarbeitende Industrie, Veredelungsindustrie f
finishing line
nZiellinie f
finishing process
n (Tech) → Veredelungsverfahren nt
finishing school
n(Mädchen)pensionat nt
References in classic literature ?
- This wall being described before, I purposely omit what was said in the journal; it is sufficient to observe, that I was no less time than from the 2nd of January to the 14th of April working, finishing, and perfecting this wall, though it was no more than about twenty-four yards in length, being a half-circle from one place in the rock to another place, about eight yards from it, the door of the cave being in the centre behind it.
So while the King was still sitting at table finishing his dinner news was brought to him that his orders had been obeyed to the letter.
After finishing her dinner she went to her room, having instructed the boy to tell any other callers that she was indisposed.
DarHub, a specialist in finishing, decoration, and contracting, has contracted with valU, the financial services provider and affiliated to EFG Hermes, to finance customers wishing to finish their semi-finishing residential units with funds up to EGP 2.5m.
Lexi Evrley competed in the shot put, finishing 6th in her heat with a throw of 32'4".
Major Gabosekwe said in an interview that he was happy that Quick Silver managed to be crowned champion because the dog did not do well in its heats finishing on position two.
Finishing can be a daunting and mystifying task to many woodworkers and DIYers who fear wrecking their projects at this late stage in the process.
At the Euroguss exhibition Walther Trowal is showing a mass finishing system for finishing of castings equipped with a brand-new control panel.
In the 6K race for men, Mehdi Mesani secured first place after finishing the race in 19 minutes and 30 seconds.
Reema Al Heloo and Mohammad Al Hajeri carded 78, 82, 172 to total 332, finishing 34th, while Tara Al Mazrouqi and Rashid Al Emadi carded 88, 106, 201, to total 395, to finish 38th.
Tom White narrowly missed out on a podium position finishing in fourth place, while teammates Riley Lynch and Owen Grosse finished 16th and 34th, respectively.
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