Definitions for final
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word final.
the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
final examination, final exam, finaladjective
an examination administered at the end of an academic term
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"
final, last, netadjective
conclusive in a process or progression
"the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
not to be altered or undone
"the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say"
The ending, the last.
A final examination; a test or examination given at the end of a term or class; the test that concludes a class.
The last round, game or match in a contest, after which the winner is determined.
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.).
the final part of a syllable, the combination of medial and rime in phonetics and phonology.
Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view
word-final, occurring at the end of a word.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
The term "final" typically refers to the end or last point of a process, event, or series, indicating that no further actions or changes are expected or possible.
pertaining to the end or conclusion; last; terminating; ultimate; as, the final day of a school term
conclusive; decisive; as, a final judgment; the battle of Waterloo brought the contest to a final issue
respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view
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
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. finalis—finis, an end.]
Song lyrics by final -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by final on the Lyrics.com website.
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Rank popularity for the word 'final' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #758
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Rank popularity for the word 'final' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1308
Rank popularity for the word 'final' in Nouns Frequency: #1205
Rank popularity for the word 'final' in Adjectives Frequency: #89
The numerical value of final in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of final in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I don't know why they are waiting so long, the uncertainty which will last until they have a final decision, whether or not they have the final support at the end, is not good for the candidature.
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
I'm young, so I might as well stay on court and practise a little bit, it's the best, a five-set match. It is the first time Alexander Zverev has reached the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam and Alexander Zverev will face Austrian seventh seed Dominic Thiem, who beat Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-2 6-0 5-7 6-4. Nishikori took his only break point opportunity to claim the third set but Thiem, twice Roland Garros semi-finalist, regained control in the fourth. Former champion Novak Djokovic never looked in trouble as he booked a 12th quarter-final appearance in Paris with a 6-3 6-4 6-2 win over Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco. French Open runner-up Madison Keys advanced to the last eight without dropping a set, defeating Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-1 6-4. Up next for Keys is Kazakh Yulia Putintseva, who upset 26th seed Czech Barbora Strycova 6-4 6-3. American Stephens sprinted past Estonian Anett Kontaveit 6-2 6-0 to set up a potential semi-final meeting with Keys, whom Anett Kontaveit beat in last year's U.S. Open final. Highlights from day eight( all times GMT :. Play was suspended due to fading light, with Russian Daria Kasatkina leading 7-6( 5) 3-3 against second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki. Zverev's days of living dangerously go on. Roland Garros ready for' legendary' match against Zverev in Paris. Djokovic tames Verdasco to reach last eight. Italian Cecchinato upsets Goffin to reach last eight. American Stephens and Keys on collision course after overcoming French Open hump. Alexander Zverev rocks on by living on the edge. Keys enjoys Sunday stroll into French quarters. Djokovic douses Verdasco fire, unhappy with courts. Impressive Thiem downs Nishikori to set up Alexander Zverev clash. Serena and Sharapova ready to sharpen the edge. Impressive Putintseva stuns Czech Barbora Strycova 6-4 6-3 to reach Paris quarters. Italian Marco Cecchinato, who had never won a Grand Slam match before this week, beat eighth-seeded Belgian David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-0 6-3 to reach Grand Slam first major quarter-final. At world number 72, Marco Cecchinato becomes the lowest-ranked man to reach the last eight in Paris since Latvian Ernests Gulbis( ranked 80) in 2008. He will next face 2016 champion Novak Djokovic for a place in the final four.
The fact that astronomies change while the stars abide is a true analogy of every realm of human life and thought, religion not least of all. No existent theology can be a final formulation of spiritual truth.
When did it become the law of the land that the Supreme Court has the final say on anything? they do not have the final say on anything. The American people have the final say on everything.
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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
- final, últimoSpanish
- نهایی, فینال, آخرینPersian
- loppu, loppukilpailu, loppuottelu, finaali, loppuottelut, loppusarja, loppukoe, lopullinen, päättökoe, finaalinen, viimeinenFinnish
- ultime, dernierFrench
- deireannach, mu dheireadhScottish Gaelic
- záróvizsga, döntőHungarian
- 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
- ostatni, końcowy, finałPolish
- final, último, [[prova]] [[final]]Portuguese
- финал, эндшпиль, заключительный, финаль, выпускной, финальный, окончательныйRussian
- final, slutgiltig, ordfinalSwedish
- పరిక్ష, చివరి, అంతం, వడపోత, ఆఖరుTelugu
- vận mẫu, 韻母Vietnamese
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