Definition of "finishes" []

  • To bring to an end; complete, conclude, or stop (verb)
  • To be at or come to the end; use up (verb)
  • To bring to a desired or complete condition (verb)
  • To put a particular surface texture on (wood, cloth, etc) (verb)
  • To destroy or defeat completely (verb)
  • To train (a person) in social graces and talents (verb)
  • To end a relationship or association (verb)
  • To stop punishing a person (verb)
  • The final or last stage or part; end (noun)
  • The death, destruction, or absolute defeat of a person or one side in a conflict (noun)
  • The person, event, or thing that brings this about (noun)
  • The surface texture or appearance of wood, cloth, etc (noun)
  • A preparation, such as varnish, used to produce such a texture (noun)
  • A thing, event, etc, that completes (noun)
  • Completeness and high quality of workmanship (noun)
  • Refinement in social graces (noun)
  • Ability to sprint at the end of a race (noun)
  • Plural form of finish. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of finish. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "finishes" in a sentence
  • "Instead, he pass the responsibility on to the next administration when his term finishes in 2014."
  • "Takaya's art improves by whole universes by the time the title finishes and I have a real affection for her stark compositions which brilliantly convey her characters' emotional states."
  • "It's about two weeks till the term finishes anyway."
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