Hetisa - Finish

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Past tenseHetisile

Definition of finish
- Finish n
- 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" [syn: {coating}, {finishing}]
- 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 act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause" [syn: {finishing}] [ant: {beginning}]
- The place designated as the end (as of a race or journey); "a crowd assembled at the finish"; "he was nearly exhuasted as their destination came into view" [syn: {destination}, {goal}]
- The temporal end; the concluding time; "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" [syn: {stopping point}, {finale}, {finis}, {last}, {conclusion}, {close}]
- (wine tasting) the taste of a wine on the back of the tongue (as it is swallowed); "the wine has a nutty flavor and a pleasant finish"
- Event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show" [syn: {ending}, {conclusion}] [ant: {beginning}]
- 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"
- A highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "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 [syn: {polish}, {refinement}, {culture}, {cultivation}] v
- Come or bring to a finish or an end; "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" [syn: {complete}]
- Finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again" [syn: {finish up}, {land up}, {fetch up}, {end up}, {wind up}]
- Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo" [syn: {end}, {stop}, {terminate}, {cease}] [ant: {begin}]
- Provide with a finish; "The carpenter finished the table beautifully"
- Finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes" [syn: {eat up}, {polish off}]
- Cause to finish a relationship with somebody; "That finished me with Mary"
Akani Maluleke edited hetisa to Hetisa - 2015-08-23 12:35:37
Akani Maluleke edited type Search to Xitsonga - 2015-08-23 12:35:37
Akani Maluleke edited 41.13.96.31 to Finish - 2015-08-23 12:35:37

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