finished meaning

  • Finished may refer to:
  • Finished (novel), a 1917 novel by H. Rider Haggard
  • Finished (film), a 1923 British silent romance film
  • Finished (short story), a science fiction short story by L. Sprague de Camp

    Definition of finished in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of finish.
      1. He finished the cabinet with two more layers of polyurethane.
  • AdjectiveCOMmore finishedSUPmost finished
    1. (comparable) Processed or perfected.
      1. He gave a very finished, but uninspired performance. ‎
    2. Completed; concluded; done.
      1. I won't be finished until just before lunch. ‎
      2. The program was finally finished after three hours. ‎
      3. He wasn't finished cleaning up until nearly noon. ‎
      4. He wasn't quite finished with his assignment. ‎
    3. Done for; doomed; used up.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • When the writer finished writing his book, it was stolen and now he has to rewrite it from scratch.
        • ...carbon bisulphide, chloride of sulphur and sulphur precipitating substances, the surplus rubber adhering to the hide being then slickered off and finished with a cloth dipped in a rubber solvent.
        • The event handler should only fire after all web page content has finished loading. ‎
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The slideshow we sat through was such a yawn. I was glad when it finished.
        • Let's put our differences aside for the moment, and get this project finished.
        • I've been banging away at the essay for ages, but it still isn't finished.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Past participles
              • Verb simple past forms
          Related Links:
          1. en finished off
          2. en finishedness
          3. en finished good
          4. en finished goods
          5. en finished product
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of finished for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "finished" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 3
          Definite    ➨     Versatile