Definition of Finis

1. Noun. The temporal end; the concluding time. "They were playing better at the close of the season"

Exact synonyms: Close, Conclusion, Finale, Finish, Last, Stopping Point
Generic synonyms: End, Ending
Derivative terms: Close, Close, Close, Finish, Finish, Finish



2. Noun. The concluding part of any performance.
Exact synonyms: Close, Closing Curtain, Finale
Generic synonyms: Finish, Finishing
Derivative terms: Close

Definition of Finis

1. n. An end; conclusion. It is often placed at the end of a book.

Definition of Finis

1. Noun. an end (''of a book etc.'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Finis

1. the end [n -NISES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Finis

finickiness
finickinesses
finicking
finickity
finicky
finif
finified
finifies
finifs
finify
finifying
finikin
finiking
fining
finings
finis (current term)
finises
finish
finish coat
finish line
finish lines
finish nail
finish off
finish out
finish up
finish with
finishable
finished
finished good
finished goods

Literary usage of Finis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Collected Poems by Austin Dobson (1913)
"on every page, When finis comes. Still,—they must pass! The swift Tide flows. Though not for all the laurel grows, Perchance, in this be-slandered age, ..."

2. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper ...by Charles Viner by Charles Viner (1794)
"As partes finis non ha- k- is counted or pleaded. - r 572 be pleaded. ... 335 By whom the plea of partes finis nihil, &c. may Nient ..."

3. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"... the predictions of the small band of true friends who witnessed the ceremony, were fully answered in the perfect happiness of the union. finis. ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1870)
"Again, some copies of the Tale of a Tub have after the epilogue the word “finis”; in others it is wanting. But on comparing four copies, one with “finis,” ..."

5. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"Low L. finis, a From L. filum, thread ; granum, grain. settled payment, ... i.. finis. purl (3), to form an edging on lace, invert stitches in knitting. ..."

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