"final" in the noun sense
the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
2. final examination, final exam, final
an examination administered at the end of an academic term
"final" in the adjective sense
1. concluding, final, last, terminal
occurring at or forming an end or termination
"his concluding words came as a surprise"
"the final chapter"
"the last days of the dinosaurs"
2. final, last, net
conclusive in a process or progression
"the final answer"
"a last resort"
"the net result"
3. final, last
not to be altered or undone
"the judge's decision is final"
"the arbiter will have the last say"
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