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Adjective finished has 5 senses
  1. finished - (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; "a finished product"
    unfinished, raw, unsanded, roughhewn, rough-cut, undressed, unfattened, unhewn
  2. finished - ended or brought to an end; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript"; "the manuscript is finished"; "almost finished with his studies"
    unfinished, incomplete, uncompleted, pending, undone, unended
  3. finished - (of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence; perfected; "a dazzling and finished piece of writing"; "a finished violinist"
    unpolished (indirect, via polished)
  4. finished - having a surface coating or finish applied; "the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones"
    unpainted (indirect, via painted)
  5. finished, ruined - brought to ruin; "after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"; "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically"
    Antonym: preserved (indirect, via destroyed)
Verb finish has 6 senses
  1. complete, finish - come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"
    --1 is one way to end, terminate
    Derived forms: noun finisher1, noun finish7, noun finish5, noun finish3, noun finishing2
    Sample sentence:
    They finish moving
  2. finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish - finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
    --2 is one way to act, move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s VERB-ing
  3. end, stop, finish, terminate, cease - have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
    Derived forms: noun finish7, noun finish5, noun finish3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. finish - provide with a finish; "The carpenter finished the table beautifully"
    --4 is one way to
    coat, surface
    Derived forms: noun finish1, noun finisher2, noun finisher3, noun finishing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. eat up, finish, polish off - finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes"
    --5 is one way to eat
    Sample sentence:
    They finish more bread
  6. finish - cause to finish a relationship with somebody; "That finished me with Mary"
    --6 is one way to
    end, terminate
    Derived forms: noun finish7, noun finish5
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
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