Synonyms and Antonyms of finalize
1 to bring (something) to a state where nothing remains to be done we're still finalizing our travel plans but hope to have them done by the end of the week Synonyms of finalize complete, consummate, finish, perfect, polishWords Related to finalize follow through (with), stick out; accomplish, achieve, effect; carry out, carry through, discharge, do, execute, fulfill (or fulfil), perform; ameliorate, amend, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorate; machine, refine, round (off or out), shine, touch upNear Antonyms of finalize abandon, desert, discontinue, drop, forsake, quit
2 to give official acceptance of as satisfactory the bank won't finalize the loan before Tuesday because of the holiday Synonyms of finalize accredit, approbate, authorize, clear, confirm, approve, formalize, homologate, OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrantWords Related to finalize accept, acknowledge, affirm; certify, endorse (also indorse), validate; bless, canonize, sanctify; initial, rubber-stamp, sign, sign off (on); allow, enable, legalize, license (also licence), pass, permit; reapproveNear Antonyms of finalize ban, enjoin, forbid, illegalize, interdict, prohibit, proscribe; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; rebuff, rebut, refuse, spurnAntonyms of finalize decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject, turn down, veto
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