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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Finish  \Fin"ish\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Finished};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Finishing}.]  [F.  finir  (with  a  stem  finiss-  in  several 
  forms,  whence  E.  -ish:  see  -ish.),fr.  L.  finire  to  limit, 
  finish,  end  fr  finis  boundary,  limit,  end  perh.  for 
  fidnis,  and  akin  findere  to  cleave,  E.  fissure.] 
  1.  To  arrive  at  the  end  of  to  bring  to  an  end  to  put  an  end 
  to  to  make  an  end  of  to  terminate. 
 
  And  heroically  hath  finished  A  life  heroic. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  bestow  the  last  required  labor  upon  to  complete;  to 
  bestow  the  utmost  possible  labor  upon  to  perfect;  to 
  accomplish;  to  polish. 
 
  Syn:  To  end  terminate;  close  conclude;  complete; 
  accomplish;  perfect. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Finished  \Fin"ished\,  a. 
  Polished  to  the  highest  degree  of  excellence;  complete; 
  perfect;  as  a  finished  poem;  a  finished  education. 
 
  {Finished  work}  (Mach.),  work  that  is  made  smooth  or 
  polished,  though  not  necessarily  completed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  finished 
  adj  1:  (of  materials  or  goods)  brought  to  the  desired  final  state; 
  "a  finished  product"  [ant:  {unfinished}] 
  2:  ended  or  brought  to  an  end  "are  you  finished?";  "gave  me 
  the  finished  manuscript";  "the  manuscript  is  finished"; 
  "almost  finished  with  his  studies"  [ant:  {unfinished}] 
  3:  (of  skills  or  the  products  of  skills)  brought  to  or  having 
  the  greatest  excellence;  perfected;  "a  dazzling  and 
  finished  piece  of  writing";  "a  finished  violinist";  " 
  4:  having  a  surface  coating  or  finish  applied;  "the  finished 
  bookcase  costs  much  more  than  the  unfinished  ones" 
  5:  brought  to  ruin;  "after  the  revolution  the  aristocracy  was 
  finished";  "the  unsuccessful  run  for  office  left  him 
  ruined  politically  and  economically"  [syn:  {ruined}] 




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