Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb finish

6 senses of finish

Sense 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")
       => end, terminate -- (bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I")

Sense 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")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 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")

Sense 4
finish -- (provide with a finish; "The carpenter finished the table beautifully"; "this shirt is not finished properly")
       => coat, surface -- (put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate")

Sense 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")
       => eat -- (take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?")

Sense 6
finish -- (cause to finish a relationship with somebody; "That finished me with Mary")
       => end, terminate -- (bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I")

Antonyms of adj finished

5 senses of finished

Sense 1
finished (vs. unfinished) -- ((of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; "a finished product")

unfinished (vs. finished) -- (not brought to the desired final state)
        => raw (prenominal), unsanded -- (used of wood and furniture; "raw wood")
        => roughhewn, rough-cut -- (of stone or timber; shaped roughly without finishing)
        => undressed -- (of lumber or stone or hides; not finished or dressed; "undressed granite"; "undressed hides")
        => unfattened -- ((of market animals) not optimal for marketing)
        => unhewn -- ((of stone especially) not given a finished form by or as if by hewing; "a house of unhewn grey stone roughly cemented together")

Sense 2
finished (vs. unfinished) -- (ended or brought to an end; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript")

unfinished (vs. finished) -- (not brought to an end or conclusion; "unfinished business"; "the building is still unfinished")
        => incomplete, uncompleted -- (not yet finished; "his thesis is still incomplete"; "an uncompleted play")
        => pending -- (awaiting conclusion or confirmation; "business still pending")
        => undone -- (not done; "the work could be done or undone and nobody cared")
        => unended -- (not ended; lacking an end or conclusion; "he did with the book still unended")

Sense 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")

INDIRECT (VIA polished) -> unpolished -- (not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing; "dull unpolished shoes")

Sense 4
finished -- (having a surface coating or finish applied; "the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones")

INDIRECT (VIA painted) -> unpainted -- (not having a coat of paint or badly in need of a fresh coat; "an unpainted house"; "unpainted furniture")

Sense 5
finished, ruined -- (brought to ruin; "after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"; "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically")

INDIRECT (VIA destroyed) -> preserved -- (kept intact or in a particular condition)

Similarity of adj finished

5 senses of finished

Sense 1
finished (vs. unfinished) -- ((of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; "a finished product")
       => dressed, polished -- ((of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth)
       => fattened -- ((of market animals) made ready for market)
       => fattening -- (subject to or used in the process of finishing or fattening up for slaughter; "a fattening hog"; "fattening pens")
          Also See-> painted#1; processed#3; smooth#1

Sense 2
finished (vs. unfinished) -- (ended or brought to an end; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript")
       => complete, concluded, ended, over (predicate), all over, terminated -- (having come or been brought to a conclusion; "the harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview")
       => done, through, through with (predicate) -- (having finished or arrived at completion; "certain to make history before he's done"; "it's a done deed"; "after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up"; "almost through with his studies")
       => done with (predicate), through with (predicate) -- (having no further concern with; "he was through with school and he was through with family"- John Dos Passos; "done with gambling"; "done with drinking")
       => fin de siecle -- (relating to or characteristic of the end of a century (especially the end of the 19th century); "fin de siecle art")
       => up (predicate) -- (used up; "time is up")

Sense 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")
       => polished (vs. unpolished) -- (perfected or made shiny and smooth; "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver")

Sense 4
finished -- (having a surface coating or finish applied; "the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones")
       => painted (vs. unpainted) -- (coated with paint; "freshly painted lawn furniture")

Sense 5
finished, ruined -- (brought to ruin; "after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"; "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically")
       => destroyed (vs. preserved) -- (spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind")

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