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Definitions for Finally
ˈfaɪn l iFi·nal·ly

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Wiktionary

  1. finallyadverb

    At the end or conclusion; ultimately.

    The contest was long, but the Romans finally conquered.

  2. finallyadverb

    To finish (with); lastly.

    Finally, I washed my dog.

  3. finallyadverb

    Definitively, comprehensively.

    The question of his long-term success has now been finally settled.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. finally, eventuallyadverb

    after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay

  2. ultimately, finally, in the end, at last, at long lastadverb

    as the end result of a succession or process

    "ultimately he had to give in"; "at long last the winter was over"

  3. last, lastly, in conclusion, finallyadverb

    the item at the end

    "last, I'll discuss family values"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Finallyadverb

    at the end or conclusion; ultimately; lastly; as, the contest was long, but the Romans finally conquered

  2. Finallyadverb

    completely; beyond recovery

Freebase

  1. Finally

    "Finally" is a 1991 song by the musician CeCe Peniston. A dance mix of this song was made, and this remixed version was used in many dance music compilations. "Finally" became Peniston's first hit song, peaking at number five on the US Hot 100 in January 1992 and becoming her only U.S. top-ten hit to date. Prior to that, it was also successful on the US Dance chart, where it spent two weeks at number one in late 1991. In addition, the song peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart in a remixed version. The song features in the 1998 film Bimboland produced by Ariel Zeitoun. The 7-inch Choice Mix was used in the 1993 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and featured on its soundtrack album. The song is also featured in the stage musical based on the film. For her ninth tour Showgirl: The Homecoming Tour that resumed on November 11, 2006 at Sydney Entertainment Centre, Kylie Minogue used elements of Peniston's song when performing her 2000 comeback single "Spinning Around", co-written by Paula Abdul. In November 2009, pop musician Lady Gaga used excerpts of "Finally" for the opening of The Monster Ball Tour in her song "Dance in the Dark".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Finally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #750

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Finally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1432

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Finally' in Adverbs Frequency: #86

How to pronounce Finally?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Finally in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Finally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Finally in a Sentence

  1. Tom Reed:

    For the sake of protecting the lives of our fellow Americans, we must unite and act now in support of vaccines, by quickly increasing federal funding for testing, vaccine distribution, and other key initiatives, we can get more shots in arms, safely reopen our economy, and finally defeat this virus.

  2. New York-based Bramson:

    In our firm's professional opinion, the stubbornly low valuation that the market accords to the shares of Barclays will continue until the board finally adopts a strategy that is more realistic and shareholder orientated.

  3. Adam Kinzinger:

    It took a few years, but the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act will finally make its way to the President's desk to become law. And for the Syrian people, this means there will finally be some justice brought to the evil Assad regime and those who act on his behalf, we know these sanctions will not end the pain and sorrow that this war in Caesar Syria has caused, nor recover the many lives lost, but the message of the Caesar Bill is loud and clear. We will not turn a blind eye to the atrocities in Caesar Syria, and we will make sure those responsible will pay for their crimes.

  4. President Trump on Tuesday:

    We are finally standing up for our workers and our companies.

  5. Justin Brooks:

    Bad eyewitness identifications are one of the leading causes of wrongful convictions, it's amazing that Vargas will finally be released after more than 16 years of wrongful incarceration. It's time for him to get back to his family and his life. Hopefully, this new evidence will help police catch the true perpetrator.

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. occlusive
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