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Definitions for finale
fɪˈnæl i, -ˈnɑ lifi·nale

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. finale, codanoun

    the closing section of a musical composition

  2. stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, closenoun

    the temporal end; the concluding time

    "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"

  3. finale, close, closing curtain, finisnoun

    the concluding part of any performance


  1. finalenoun

    The grand end of something, especially a show or piece of music.

  2. finalenoun

    The chronological conclusion of a series of narrative works.

  3. Etymology: From finale, from finalis, from finis


  1. finale

    A finale is the last part, event, or concluding portion of any performance, show or series. It is typically the climax or most exciting and dramatic part designed to provide a satisfying and fulfilling conclusion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Finalenoun

    close; termination

  2. Finalenoun

    the last movement of a symphony, sonata, concerto, or any instrumental composition

  3. Finalenoun

    the last composition performed in any act of an opera

  4. Finalenoun

    the closing part, piece, or scene in any public performance or exhibition

  5. Etymology: [It. See Final.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Finale

    fi-nä′lā, n. the end: the last passage in a piece of music: the concluding piece in a concert. [It. finale, final—L. finis.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Finale is ranked #130610 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Finale surname appeared 130 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Finale.

    56.9% or 74 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    39.2% or 51 total occurrences were White.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of finale in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of finale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of finale in a Sentence

  1. Crispin Odey:

    This thing has gone from 10 pounds to 15 pounds in seconds, so most people have got vertigo on this one, you need a finale at the end of a great bull market and I think Sky is going to be that finale.

  2. Cristin Milioti:

    Every now and then, but you know, I don’t wear makeup, and I wear glasses. In life, I can’t see very well. I don’t mean to be incognito… but every now and then someone will [stop me to discuss the ‘How I Met Your Mother’ finale], the finale was very divisive, but I think that’s because everybody was so passionate.

  3. Mike Schur:

    Part of the story of the premiere is that this team doesn't work together anymore, and she feels like she needs them back to do this final big project, the closeness of this group of people is fraying at the edges just because people's lives are taking them in different directions, and that culminates in the series finale.

  4. Operation Finale:

    ' Operation Finale' isn't just Operation Finale ', Operation Finale ' has things to say about today.

  5. Crispin Odey:

    You need a finale at the end of a great bull market and I think Sky is going to be that finale, it's got legs.

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