What does Final mean?

Definitions for Final
ˈfaɪn lFi·nal

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Final.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. finalnoun

    the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament

  2. final examination, final exam, finaladjective

    an examination administered at the end of an academic term

  3. concluding, final, last, terminaladjective

    occurring at or forming an end or termination

    "his concluding words came as a surprise"; "the final chapter"; "the last days of the dinosaurs"; "terminal leave"

  4. final, last, netadjective

    conclusive in a process or progression

    "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"

  5. final, lastadjective

    not to be altered or undone

    "the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say"

Wiktionary

  1. finalnoun

    The ending, the last.

  2. finalnoun

    A final examination; a test or examination given at the end of a term or class; the test that concludes a class.

  3. finalnoun

    The last round, game or match in a contest, after which the winner is determined.

  4. finalnoun

    A contest that narrows a field of contestants (finalists) to ranked positions, usually in numbered places (1st place/prize, 2nd place/prize, etc.) or a winner and numbered runners-up (1st runner-up, etc.).

  5. finalnoun

    the final part of a syllable, the combination of medial and rime in phonetics and phonology.

  6. finaladjective

    last; ultimate

  7. finaladjective

    Conclusive; decisive

  8. finaladjective

    Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view

  9. finaladjective

    word-final, occurring at the end of a word.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. FINALadjective

    Etymology: final, French; finalis, Latin.

    And over them triumphant death his dart
    Shook; but delay’d to strike, though oft invok’d
    With vows, as their chief good, and final hope. John Milton, P. L.

    There be many examples where sea-fights have been final to the war. Francis Bacon, Essay 30.

    Henry spent his reign in establishing himself, and had neither leisure nor opportunity to undertake the final conquest of Ireland. John Davies, on Ireland.

    At last resolv’d to work his final smart,
    He lifted up his hand, but back again did start. Fai. Queen.

    Some things in such sort are allowed, that they be also required as necessary unto salvation, by way of direct, immediate, and proper necessity final; so that, without performance of them, they cannot by ordinary course be saved, nor by any means be excluded from life, observing them. Richard Hooker, b. ii.

    By its gravity fire raises the water in pumps, siphons, and other engines; and performs all those feats which former philosophers, through ignorance of the efficient cause, attributed to a final, namely, nature’s abhorrence of a vacuity. John Ray.

    Your answering in the final cause, makes me believe you are at a loss for the efficient. Jeremy Collier, on Thought.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Finaladjective

    pertaining to the end or conclusion; last; terminating; ultimate; as, the final day of a school term

  2. Finaladjective

    conclusive; decisive; as, a final judgment; the battle of Waterloo brought the contest to a final issue

  3. Finaladjective

    respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view

Freebase

  1. Final

    Final is a project of Justin Broadrick, creator of the band Godflesh, which he started when he was just 13 years old. Unlike Godflesh, Final is primarily electronic in nature, taking on a space-like, dark ambient sound. In 2006 Final performed across Europe, including a slot on the Supersonic Festival at the Custard Factory, Birmingham on the 23rd July, and as special guests supporting Isis on the 24th July.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Final

    fī′nal, adj. last: decisive, conclusive: respecting the end or motive: of a judgment ready for execution.—ns. Fī′nalism; Fī′nalist; Final′ity, state of being final: completeness or conclusiveness.—adv. Fī′nally.—Final cause (see Cause). [Fr.,—L. finalisfinis, an end.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Final' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #758

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Final' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1308

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Final' in Nouns Frequency: #1205

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Final' in Adjectives Frequency: #89

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Final in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Final in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Final in a Sentence

  1. Jeremy Wright:

    Following mediation, the UK government has reached a full and final settlement of Mr Belhadj and Mrs Boudchar's claims, no admissions of liability have been made by any of the defendants ... The government has agreed to pay Mrs Boudchar 500,000 pounds ($676,000).

  2. Tony Stringer:

    It will be next year before we see the final judgement on a lot of these countries, i’m not expecting to see a significant number of negative actions in the next few months... I think it will take us longer to assess how countries are dealing with the recovery phase and then to see the fiscal consolidation plans.

  3. Jeremy Hunt:

    We haven't made our final decision but we have also made it clear that we are considering both the technical issues - how you make sure there isn't a backdoor so that a third country could use 5G to spy on us - but also the strategic issues so that you make sure that you are not technologically over-dependent on a third country for absolutely vital technology.

  4. Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan:

    As one of his final acts as U.S. attorney for Washington, D.C., Ronald Machen used his power as a political weapon to undermine the rule of law, machen was legally bound to convene a grand jury, but instead he ignored his obligation and unilaterally decided to ignore the will of the House. … This is wrong, and a great example of why so many Americans distrust their government.

  5. Trey Gowdy:

    While our investigatory approach has uncovered new witnesses, new documents, new facts and will result in the most detailed and complete accounting of what happened in Benghazi, the frustration that some feel at not seeing the work unfold on television or reading about new discoveries in print is understandable, the approach we are taking, while short on drama, aims to discover all of the relevant facts and to be long on credibility when the final report is written.

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Translations for Final

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  • последен, заключителен изпит, финал, заключителенBulgarian
  • finalCatalan, Valencian
  • poslední, konečný, fináleCzech
  • endelig, endegyldig, finaleDanish
  • Endspiel, Finale, Schlussrunde, Abschlussprüfung, Endkampf, End-, End, Schluss-, Schluss, endgültigGerman
  • τελικός, πτυχιακέςGreek
  • finaEsperanto
  • final, últimoSpanish
  • نهایی, فینال, آخرینPersian
  • loppu, loppukilpailu, loppuottelu, finaali, loppuottelut, loppusarja, loppukoe, lopullinen, päättökoe, finaalinen, viimeinenFinnish
  • ultime, dernierFrench
  • ceannchluicheIrish
  • deireannach, mu dheireadhScottish Gaelic
  • अंतिमHindi
  • záróvizsga, döntőHungarian
  • վերջինArmenian
  • konkluzivaIdo
  • úrslitIcelandic
  • ultimoItalian
  • 学期末テスト, 決勝戦, 終わり, 韻母, 最後, 学期末試験, ファイナルJapanese
  • 운모, 韻母Korean
  • peractio, extremum, finis, exitus, ultimus, extremus, terminus, finalisLatin
  • eindexamen, finale, definitief, ultiem, finaal, eindronde, laatsteDutch
  • endeligNorwegian
  • ostatni, końcowy, finałPolish
  • final, último, [[prova]] [[final]]Portuguese
  • финал, эндшпиль, заключительный, финаль, выпускной, финальный, окончательныйRussian
  • final, slutgiltig, ordfinalSwedish
  • finaliSwahili
  • పరిక్ష, చివరి, అంతం, వడపోత, ఆఖరుTelugu
  • vận mẫu, 韻母Vietnamese

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