Definition of Finished

1. Adjective. (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state. "A finished product"

2. Adjective. Ended or brought to an end. "Gave me the finished manuscript"

3. Adjective. (of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence; perfected. "A finished violinist"
Similar to: Polished

4. Adjective. Having a surface coating or finish applied. "The finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones"
Similar to: Painted

5. Adjective. Brought to ruin. "The unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically"
Exact synonyms: Ruined
Similar to: Destroyed

Definition of Finished

1. a. Polished to the highest degree of excellence; complete; perfect; as, a finished poem; a finished education.

Definition of Finished

1. Adjective. Processed or perfected. ¹

2. Adjective. Terminated; over; done for. ¹

3. Verb. (past of finish) ¹

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Definition of Finished

1. finish [v] - See also: finish

Lexicographical Neighbors of Finished

finish coat
finish line
finish lines
finish nail
finish off
finish out
finish up
finish with
finished (current term)
finished good
finished goods
finished off
finished product
finishes off
finishing bur
finishing coat
finishing line
finishing lines

Literary usage of Finished

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

1. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"Accordingly, I took it; and having shown, as the piece itself proved, that the most important part was finished, I begged him to advance me five hundred ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"The truck shown above is made of selected oak and is finished in wax: which ... Stock colors are light and dark golden, but trucks can be finished on order ..."

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