Meaning of FINAL in English


Pronunciation: ' f ī -n ə l

Function: adjective

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin finalis, from finis boundary, end

Date: 14th century

1 a : not to be altered or undone <all sales are final > b : of or relating to a concluding court action or proceeding < final decree>

2 : coming at the end : being the last in a series, process, or progress <the final chapter>

3 : of or relating to the ultimate purpose or result of a process <our final goal>

synonyms see LAST

– fi · nal · ly \ ' f ī -n ə l- ē , ' f ī n-l ē \ adverb

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.