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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahyn-l]
    • /ˈfaɪn l/
    • /ˈfaɪ.nəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyn-l]
    • /ˈfaɪn l/

Definitions of finals word

  • adjective finals pertaining to or coming at the end; last in place, order, or time: the final meeting of the year. 1
  • adjective finals ultimate: The final goal is world peace. 1
  • adjective finals conclusive or decisive: a final decision. 1
  • adjective finals constituting the end or purpose: a final result. 1
  • adjective finals pertaining to or expressing the end or purpose: a final clause. 1
  • adjective finals Law. precluding further controversy on the questions passed upon: The judicial determination of the Supreme Court is final. determining all issues presented, so that no further decision upon the merits of the issues is necessary: a final judgment or decree. 1

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Origin of finals

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
1300-50; 1915-20 for def 10; Middle English < Latin fīnālis, equivalent to fīn(is) end + -ālis -al1

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Parts of speech for Finals


finals popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

finals usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for finals

noun finals

  • checkup — A checkup is a medical examination by your doctor or dentist to make sure that there is nothing wrong with your health.
  • scan — to glance at or over or read hastily: to scan a page.
  • probe — to search into or examine thoroughly; question closely: to probe one's conscience.
  • questionnaire — a list of questions, usually printed, submitted for replies that can be analyzed for usable information: a questionnaire used in market research.
  • review — a form of theatrical entertainment in which recent events, popular fads, etc., are parodied.

Antonyms for finals

noun finals

  • ignorance — the state or fact of being ignorant; lack of knowledge, learning, information, etc.
  • neglect — to pay no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight: The public neglected his genius for many years.
  • 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.

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