- 1. complete, finish, end, terminate
- usage: 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"
- 2. finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish, act, move
- usage: finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
- 3. end, stop, finish, terminate, cease
- usage: 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"
- 4. finish, coat, surface
- usage: provide with a finish; "The carpenter finished the table beautifully"; "this shirt is not finished properly"
- 5. eat up, finish, polish off, eat
- usage: finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes"
- 6. finish, end, terminate
- usage: cause to finish a relationship with somebody; "That finished me with Mary"
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- 1. finished (vs. unfinished), dressed, polished, fattened, fattening, painted, processed, smooth
- usage: (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; "a finished product"
- 2. finished (vs. unfinished), complete, concluded, ended, over(predicate), all over, terminated, done, through, through with(predicate), done with(predicate), through with(predicate), fin de siecle, up(predicate)
- usage: ended or brought to an end; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript"
- 3. finished, polished (vs. unpolished)
- usage: (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. finished, painted (vs. unpainted)
- usage: having a surface coating or finish applied; "the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones"
- 5. finished, ruined, destroyed (vs. preserved)
- usage: brought to ruin; "after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"; "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically"
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