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finish

fin·ish

finish

 
pronunciation:
fI nihsh
features:
Homophone Note, Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: finished, finishes, finishing
definition: to reach or cause the end of; complete.
Hurry and finish your homework so you can play.
synonyms:
close, complete, conclude, end, terminate, wind up
antonyms:
begin
similar words:
accomplish, carry out, do, leave off, perfect, quit, stop, wrap up
derivation: finisher (n.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word Finnish (a language or nationality)? Finish and Finnish sound alike but have different meanings.
Word Parts
The word finish contains the following part:
fin Latin root that means end, limit