What does final mean?

Definitions for final
ˈfaɪn lfi·nal

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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.

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"

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

How to pronounce final?

  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 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. Pedram Javaheri:

    The brutal nature of the cold temperatures in towns like Casper, Wyoming, are one for the books, the forecast low in Casper on Monday morning is expected to hover around -1 ° F. Of the nearly 2,500 October days on record in Casper -- records date back to 1939 -- only four mornings have ever been this cold. Incredibly, all four sub-zero October temperatures took place in the final days of October 2019.

  2. Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Nobody likes to hear this but it is the truth. We are not living through the final phase of this crisis.

  3. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents, in the final analysis, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.

  4. Kay Stimson:

    I don’t know what the actual difference will be -- they haven’t shared final numbers with us. We hope to know more soon.

  5. Omar Mahmood:

    Last night I pretty much had a breakdown. I can’t take my final exams -- that has been postponed to next year. And I hate to be dramatic, but this is almost at a breaking point, where this has been going on for a month and I have not been able to focus on things.

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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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