Definition of "final" []

  • Forming or occurring at the end; last: the final scene of a film. (adjective)
  • Of or constituting the end result of a succession or process; ultimate: an act with both an immediate and a final purpose. (adjective)
  • Not to be changed or reconsidered; unalterable: The judge's decision is final. See Synonyms at last1. (adjective)
  • Something that comes at or forms the end, especially: (noun)
  • The last or one of the last of a series of contests: the finals of a state spelling bee. (noun)
  • Of or occurring at the end; concluding; ultimate; last (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Having no possibility for further discussion, action, or change; conclusive; decisive (adjective)
  • Relating to or constituting an end or purpose (adjective)
  • At the end of a word (adjective)
  • A terminal or last thing; end (noun)
  • A deciding contest between the winners of previous rounds in a competition (noun)
  • The tonic note of a church mode (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "final" in a sentence
  • "_edits [$i] - final; if (is_array ($final)) $final = array_slice ($to_lines, $yi, sizeof ($final));"
  • "$this-final = $final; function & reverse () $reverse = new diff_op_copy ($this - final, $this-orig); return $reverse;"
  • "$this-final = $final; function & reverse () $reverse = new diff_op_change ($this - final, $this-orig); return $reverse;"