1. [ adjective ] (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state

"a finished product"

Related terms: unfinished fattening fattened dressed smooth painted processed
2. [ adjective ] ended or brought to an end

"are you finished?" "gave me the finished manuscript" "the manuscript is finished" "almost finished with his studies"

Related terms: unfinished complete done done_with fin_de_siecle up
3. [ adjective ] having a surface coating or finish applied

"the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones"

Related terms: painted
4. [ adjective ] (of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence; perfected

"a dazzling and finished piece of writing" "a finished violinist" "

Related terms: polished
5. [ adjective ] brought to ruin
Synonyms: ruined

"after the revolution the aristocracy was finished" "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically"

Related terms: destroyed
Similar spelling:   finish_out