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ˈfaɪn l ifi·nal·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. finally, eventuallyadverb

    after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay

  2. ultimately, finally, in the end, at last, at long lastadverb

    as the end result of a succession or process

    "ultimately he had to give in"; "at long last the winter was over"

  3. last, lastly, in conclusion, finallyadverb

    the item at the end

    "last, I'll discuss family values"

Wiktionary

  1. finallyadverb

    At the end or conclusion; ultimately.

    The contest was long, but the Romans finally conquered.

  2. finallyadverb

    To finish (with); lastly.

    Finally, I washed my dog.

  3. finallyadverb

    Definitively, comprehensively.

    The question of his long-term success has now been finally settled.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Finallyadverb

    at the end or conclusion; ultimately; lastly; as, the contest was long, but the Romans finally conquered

  2. Finallyadverb

    completely; beyond recovery

Freebase

  1. Finally

    "Finally" is a 1991 song by the musician CeCe Peniston. A dance mix of this song was made, and this remixed version was used in many dance music compilations. "Finally" became Peniston's first hit song, peaking at number five on the US Hot 100 in January 1992 and becoming her only U.S. top-ten hit to date. Prior to that, it was also successful on the US Dance chart, where it spent two weeks at number one in late 1991. In addition, the song peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart in a remixed version. The song features in the 1998 film Bimboland produced by Ariel Zeitoun. The 7-inch Choice Mix was used in the 1993 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and featured on its soundtrack album. The song is also featured in the stage musical based on the film. For her ninth tour Showgirl: The Homecoming Tour that resumed on November 11, 2006 at Sydney Entertainment Centre, Kylie Minogue used elements of Peniston's song when performing her 2000 comeback single "Spinning Around", co-written by Paula Abdul. In November 2009, pop musician Lady Gaga used excerpts of "Finally" for the opening of The Monster Ball Tour in her song "Dance in the Dark".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'finally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #750

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'finally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1432

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'finally' in Adverbs Frequency: #86

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of finally in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of finally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of finally in a Sentence

  1. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer:

    The military capabilities in EU member countries do exist, the key question for the future of the European security and defence police is how we finally use our military capabilities together.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    Right now as we speak, it is persecuting Christians. It is persecuting Jews. It's even persecuting fellow Muslims, we ask for unity for the people of America, and we ask finally, that you bless this gathering in celebration of the liberty to worship you with all of our hearts, minds and souls.

  3. Gabby Barrett:

    We thought,' What's the point in waiting years and years if we already know we're going to be committed to each other forever ?' So may forever start now, it is a blessing to find a husband or wife in this life, marriage is a profound and special thing, and we are so excited to finally be husband and wife.

  4. Becki Falwell:

    Even years after the improper relationship had ended, this person continued to be aggressive with Falwell Jr. wife and me in a variety of ways. Giancarlo Granda finally decided that Giancarlo Granda had to further withdraw completely from him, which resulted in him stepping up his threats to share more outrageous and fabricated claims about Giancarlo Granda, eventually, Giancarlo Granda began threatening to publicly reveal this secret relationship with Falwell Jr. wife and to deliberately embarrass Falwell Jr. wife, family, and Liberty University unless we agreed to pay Giancarlo Granda substantial monies.

  5. Andrea Moran:

    Honestly, I almost cried, it’s such a feeling of having been through the wringer, and we’re finally starting to come out of it.

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