finish

  • 1 finish — [ finiʃ ] n. m. • 1887; mot angl. « 1. fin » ♦ Anglic. Sport 1 ♦ Fin d un combat de boxe dont la durée n est pas limitée. Des finishs ou des finish. Match au finish, qui doit se terminer par le knock out ou l abandon d un adversaire (recomm.… …

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  • 2 finish — [fin′ish] vt. [ME finishen < extended stem of OFr finir < L finire, to end < finis, an end, limit, orig., boundary (post), something fixed in the ground < IE base * dhīgw , to stick in > DIKE1, L figere, FIX] 1. a) to bring to an… …

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  • 3 Finish — Smn per. Wortschatz fremd. Erkennbar fremd (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus der englischen Terminologie des Pferderennens: finish Endspurt , Substantivierung des gleichlautenden Verbs, das auf die erweiterten Formen von frz. finir beenden… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 4 finish — [n1] conclusion; completion accomplishment, achievement, acquirement, acquisition, annihilation, attainment, cease, cessation, close, closing, culmination, curtain*, curtains*, death, defeat, denouement, desistance, end, ending, end of the line* …

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  • 5 finish — ► VERB 1) bring or come to an end. 2) consume or get through the whole or the remainder of (food or drink). 3) (finish with) have nothing more to do with. 4) reach the end of a race or other sporting competition. 5) (finish up) chiefly Brit. end… …

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  • 6 Finish — Fin ish, n. 1. That which finishes, puts an end to? or perfects. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) The joiner work and other finer work required for the completion of a building, especially of the interior. See {Inside finish}, and {Outside finish}.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Finish — Fin ish, v. i. 1. To come to an end; to terminate. [1913 Webster] His days may finish ere that hapless time. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To end; to die. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Finish — Fin ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Finished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Finishing}.] [F. finir (with a stem finiss in several forms, whence E. ish: see ish.),fr. L. finire to limit, finish, end, fr. finis boundary, limit, end; perh. for fidnis, and akin… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Finish — refer to:* Finishing in the distillation of Scotch * Finished good, a good that is completed as to manufacturing but not yet sold or distributed to the end user. * Wood finishing, the process of embellishing and/or protecting the surface of… …

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  • 10 finish — /ingl. ˈfɪnɪʃ/ [vc. ingl., da to finish «finire»] s. m. inv. (tecnol.) finitura, finissaggio …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 11 Finish — (Cotton) Very few cotton fabrics are suitable for use after leaving the loom until they have passed through some finishing process. All fabrics after bleaching, dyeing or printing are also passed through the final operation of finishing which… …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 12 finish up … — ˌfinish ˈup… derived (BrE) to be in a particular state or at a particular place after a series of events • + adj. If you re not careful, you could finish up seriously ill. Main entry: ↑finishderived …

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  • 13 Finish — Finish. См. Чистовая обработка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 14 Finish — (engl., spr. finnisch), in der Turfsprache der Schluß eines Rennens, der Endkampf unmittelbar vor dem Ziel; als Moment der größten Kraftanstrengung dokumentiert das F. die Leistungsfähigkeit des Pferdes und die Geschicklichkeit des Reiters oder… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 Finish — (engl., spr. isch), Vollendung; beim Wettrennsport der Schlußmoment des einzelnen Rennens …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 16 finish — I verb accomplish, achieve, arrive at the end of, bring to a close, bring to an end, bring to completion, cap, carry out, carry through, cease, close, come to a close, come to an end, complete, conclude, conficere, consummare, consummate,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 17 finish up — index close (terminate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 18 finish — vb complete, conclude, Close, end, terminate Analogous words: achieve, accomplish, effect, fulfill (see PERFORM) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 19 finish — fin|ish1 W2S1 [ˈfınıʃ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(stop doing something)¦ 2¦(end)¦ 3¦(eat/drink)¦ 4¦(end something by doing something)¦ 5¦(race)¦ 6¦(take away somebody s strength)¦ 7¦(use all of something)¦ 8 put/add the finishing touches (to something)… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 finish — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 last part/end of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ exciting, fantastic, good, great, thrilling, tremendous (esp. BrE) ▪ His best finish was 11th in the Hungarian Grand Prix …

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