F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahyn-l-ahyz]
    • /ˈfaɪn lˌaɪz/
    • /fˌaɪnəlaɪzˈeɪʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyn-l-ahyz]
    • /ˈfaɪn lˌaɪz/

Definitions of finalization word

  • verb with object finalization to put into final form; complete all the details of. 1
  • verb without object finalization to complete an agreement; conclude negotiations: We should finalize by the end of the week. 1
  • noun finalization See -ize.   1
  • noun finalization Alternative form of finalisation. 1
  • noun finalization act of concluding 1

Information block about the term

Origin of finalization

First appearance:

before 1920
One of the 12% newest English words
First recorded in 1920-25; final + -ize

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Finalization


finalization popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 63% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

finalization usage trend in Literature

This diagram is provided by Google Ngram Viewer

Synonyms for finalization

noun finalization

  • culmination — Something, especially something important, that is the culmination of an activity, process, or series of events happens at the end of it.
  • integration — an act or instance of combining into an integral whole.
  • fulfillment — the act or state of fulfilling: to witness the fulfillment of a dream; to achieve fulfillment of one's hopes.
  • realization — the making or being made real of something imagined, planned, etc.
  • conclusion — When you come to a conclusion, you decide that something is true after you have thought about it carefully and have considered all the relevant facts.

Antonyms for finalization

noun finalization

  • commencement — The commencement of something is its beginning.
  • anticlimax — You can describe something as an anticlimax if it disappoints you because it happens after something that was very exciting, or because it is not as exciting as you expected.
  • imperfection — an imperfect detail; flaw: a law full of imperfections.
  • beginning — The beginning of an event or process is the first part of it.
  • start — to begin or set out, as on a journey or activity.

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?