Synonyms and Antonyms of FINISH

to bring (something) to a state where nothing remains to be done <we should finish the painting of the house by tomorrow>
Phrases get through
to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point <we'll finish the concert before dark>
to come to an end <the three-day race finished yesterday>
Related Words desist (from), lay off (of), refrain (from); give over [British], knock off, pack (up or in); break down, conk (out), cut out, stall; pause, stay, suspend; abate, peter (out), wind down
Near Antonyms draw out, extend, prolong, protract

May 04, 2015
cozen Hear it
to deceive by coaxing or trickery
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears