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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)

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.

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."