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finished

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 brought or having come to an end
  • the frosting isn't finished until you've added all of the decorative roses

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2 facing certain defeat, disaster, or death
  • since there was no way it could possibly make up the scoring deficit, the team knew that it was finished

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finished

verb
past tense of finish

Synonyms & Antonyms of finished (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to bring (something) to a state where nothing remains to be done
  • we should finish the painting of the house by tomorrow

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2 to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point
  • we'll finish the concert before dark

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3 to come to an end
  • the three-day race finished yesterday

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The first known use of finished was in 1582

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“Finished.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/finished. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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