Meaning of FINISH in English


Function: noun

Date: 1779

1 : something that completes or perfects: as a : the fine or decorative work required for a building or one of its parts b : a finishing material used in painting c : the final treatment or coating of a surface d : the taste in the mouth after swallowing a beverage (as wine)

2 a : final stage : END b : the cause of one's ruin

3 : the result or product of a finishing process <a glossy finish >

4 : the quality or state of being perfected

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