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Finish Definition

(v. t.) To arrive at the end of; to bring to an end; to put an end to; to make an end of; to terminate.

(v. t.) To bestow the last required labor upon; to complete; to bestow the utmost possible labor upon; to perfect; to accomplish; to polish.

(v. i.) To come to an end; to terminate.

(v. i.) To end; to die.

(n.) That which finishes, puts an end to/ or perfects.

(n.) The joiner work and other finer work required for the completion of a building, especially of the interior. See Inside finish, and Outside finish.

(n.) The labor required to give final completion to any work; hence, minute detail, careful elaboration, or the like.

(n.) See Finishing coat, under Finishing.

(n.) 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.

(n.) Completion; -- opposed to start, or beginning.