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vb. To arrive at the end of; to bring to an end; to put an end to; to make an end of; to terminate. To bestow the last required labor upon; to complete; to bestow the utmost possible labor upon; to perfect; to accomplish; to polish.


Syn. - To end; terminate; close; conclude; complete; accomplish; perfect.


 - vb. To come to an end; to terminate. To end; to die.


 - n. That which finishes, puts an end to or perfects. (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. (Fine Arts) (a) The labor required to give final completion to any work; hence, minute detail, careful elaboration, or the like. (b) See Finishing coat, under Finishing. The result of completed labor, as on the surface of an object; manner or style of finishing; as, a rough, dead, or glossy finish given to cloth, stone, metal, etc. Completion; - opposed to start, or beginning.

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