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.

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. Weiqiang Zou:

    This is something that came out a few months ago but it is not confirmed and there is no final decision.

  2. David Fincher:

    I will shoot something else to replace that line, but Laura Ziskin have to promise me that I have the final say on whatever that is. I get to come up with the replacement.

  3. Iran Clinton:

    Getting the rest of the way to a final deal by June won't be easy, but it is absolutely crucial. I know well that the devil is always in the details in this kind of negotiation, the onus is on Iran and the bar must be set high. It can never be permitted to acquire a nuclear weapon.

  4. Ashley Tabaddor:

    It's the final nail in the coffin of any semblance of independent decision making.

  5. Adolf Hitler:

    When over long periods of human history I scrutinized the activity of the Jewish people, suddenly there arose up in me the fearful question whether inscrutable Destiny, perhaps for reasons unknown to us poor mortals, did not, with eternal and immutable resolve, desire the final victory of this little nation.

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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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    • A. foreordained
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