Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

finish line

noun

Simple Definition of finish line

  • : a line that marks the end of a race

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of finish line

  1. :  a line marking the end of a racecourse

1899

First Known Use of finish line

1899


FINISH LINE Defined for Kids

finish line

noun

Definition of finish line for Students

  1. :  a line marking the end of a racecourse




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up finish line? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to destroy or remove completely

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

two-chairs-on-a-pier-by-the-ocean-in-summer

Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?

brumal estival vernal hiemal
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ