A decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance):
— The boat had a metallic finish.
— He applied a coat of a clear finish.
— When the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly.
Roget 242: symmetry, shapeliness, finish; beauty etc. 845; proportion, eurythmy†, uniformity, parallelism; bilateral symmetry, trilateral symmetry, multilateral symmetry; centrality ... meer laten zien
The temporal end; the concluding time:
— The market was up at the finish.
A highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality:
— Almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art.
The place designated as the end (as of a race or journey):
— A crowd assembled at the finish.
Nederlands: bestemming, reisbestemming, reisdoel
Designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race).
The downfall of someone (as of persons on one side of a conflict).
Event whose occurrence ends something:
— When these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show.
Nederlands: afloop, einde, uiteinde
wine tasting The taste of a wine on the back of the tongue (as it is swallowed).
The act of finishing:
— His best finish in a major tournament was third.
— The speaker's finishing was greeted with applause.
Come or bring to a finish or an end:
— He finished the dishes.
— The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours.
Nederlands: afkomen, afkrijgen, afmaken, afronden, gereedkomen, klaarkrijgen, volbrengen, voleinden, voleindigen, voltooien
Finally be or do something.
Nederlands: belanden, terechtkomen
Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical.
Nederlands: aftrappen, eindigen, nokken, ophouden, stilleggen, stoppen, uitlopen, uitscheiden
Provide with a finish.
Finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table.
Nederlands: leegeten, opsnoepen, uiteten, vreten
Cause to finish a relationship with somebody.
Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Atticism, KO, Z, ablate, abort, absoluteness, absorb, accomplish, accomplishment, achieve, achievement, acquirement, acquisition, annihilate, annihilation, answer, answer conclusively, apodosis, appropriateness, argue down ... meer laten zien.
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