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1 finish /ˈfɪnɪʃ/ verb
finishes; finished; finishing
1 finish
/ˈfɪnɪʃ/
verb
finishes; finished; finishing
Learner's definition of FINISH
: to reach the end of (something) : to stop doing (something) because it is completed
[+ object]
[no object]
compare finished 1a
: to be done with building or creating (something)
[+ object]
[no object]
compare finished 1b
: to cause something to end or stop : to reach the end of something
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object]
: to cause the ruin or failure of (someone or something)
compare finished 2b
: to kill (someone or something already wounded) usually + off
: to defeat or exhaust (someone) completely usually + off
[+ object] : to use, eat, or drink all that is left of (something)
: to end a race, competition, etc., in a specified position or manner
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] : to put a final coat or surface on (something)

finishing touch

: one of the last things done to make something complete usually plural

finish with

[phrasal verb]
finish with (something) : to have no further need for (something) : to stop using (something)
finish with (someone) : to stop being involved with (someone) : to end a romantic relationship with (someone)
compare finished 2a
finish with (someone or something) : to stop dealing with, working on, or punishing (someone or something)
see also finished
2 finish /ˈfɪnɪʃ/ noun
plural finishes
2 finish
/ˈfɪnɪʃ/
noun
plural finishes
Learner's definition of FINISH
[singular] : the last part of something : end, conclusion
see also photo finish
[count] : the final coating on a surface or the appearance produced by such a coating

— finisher

noun, plural finishers [count]
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