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. final(noun)

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

  2. final examination, final exam, final(adj)

    an examination administered at the end of an academic term

  3. concluding, final, last, terminal(adj)

    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, net(adj)

    conclusive in a process or progression

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

  5. final, last(adj)

    not to be altered or undone

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

Wiktionary

  1. final(Noun)

    The ending, the last.

  2. final(Noun)

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

  3. final(Noun)

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

  4. final(Noun)

    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. final(Noun)

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

  6. final(Adjective)

    last; ultimate

  7. final(Adjective)

    Conclusive; decisive

  8. final(Adjective)

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

  9. final(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Final(adj)

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

  2. Final(adj)

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

  3. Final(adj)

    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

How to pronounce final?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say final in sign language?

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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. Otis Brawley:

    Then what typically happens is, you end up with a patient on a ventilator, in intensive care, with all kinds of drugs to support their blood pressure and other body functions, the quality of that person's life for their final days is absolutely awful.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    I understand that many people here in this convention hall and around the country are disappointed about the final results of the nominating process. I think it’s fair to say that no one is more disappointed than I am, but to all of our supporters – here and around the country – I hope you take enormous pride in the historical accomplishments we have achieved.

  3. Connie Francis:

    My letters were for sale on eBay, i said to my secretary, ‘No matter what they cost, I want my letters to Bobby back. Bid the highest for them.’ But it seems like there was a girl named Laura Rice who... no matter what was bid on, she had last dibs... She always had the final bid. So she got all the letters.

  4. Learned Hand:

    There is no surer way to misread any document than to read it literally. As nearly as we can, we must put ourselves in the place of those who uttered the words, and try to divine how they would have dealt with the unforeseen situation; and, evidence of what they would have done, they are by no means final.

  5. Angela Carter:

    Fine art, that exists for itself alone, is art in a final state of impotence. If nobody, including the artist, acknowledges art as a means of knowing the world, then art is relegated to a kind of rumpus room of the mind and the irresponsibility of the artist and the irrelevance of art to actual living becomes part and parcel of the practice of art.

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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
  • 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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