1 (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; "a finished product" [ant: unfinished]
2 ended or brought to an end; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript"; "the manuscript is finished"; "almost finished with his studies" [ant: unfinished]
3 (of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence; perfected; "a dazzling and finished piece of writing"; "a finished violinist"
4 having a surface coating or finish applied; "the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones"
5 brought to ruin; "after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"; "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically" [syn: ruined]
- past of finish
- He finished the cabinet with two more layers of polyurethane.
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