Definition of "finished" []

  • Highly accomplished or skilled; polished: a finished artist. (adjective)
  • Exhibiting a high degree of skill or polish: an essay that was a finished piece of work. (adjective)
  • Doomed to death or destruction. (adjective)
  • Having no more use, value, or potential; washed-up. (adjective)
  • Perfected (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.

  • At the end of a task, activity, etc (adjective)
  • Without further hope of success or continuation (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "finished" in a sentence
  • "After his term finished in January, Schwarzenegger recently announced that he would be returning to the silver screen."
  • "The title finished No. 3 domestically see below, and its weekend global take stands at $23.1 million ..."
  • "The way to get around it would be for him not to take his seat until his term finished I suppose."