"finished" in the verb sense
1. complete, finish
come or bring to a finish or an end others finished in over 4 hours"
"He finished the dishes"
"She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"
"The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours
2. finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish
finally be or do something
"He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"
"he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
3. end, stop, finish, terminate, cease
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense either spatial or metaphorical
"the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"
"Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"
"My property ends by the bushes"
"The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
provide with a finish
"The carpenter finished the table beautifully"
"this shirt is not finished properly"
5. eat up, finish, polish off
finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
"She polished off the remaining potatoes"
cause to finish a relationship with somebody
"That finished me with Mary"
"finished" in the adjective sense
of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state
"a finished product"
ended or brought to an end
"are you finished?"
"gave me the finished manuscript"
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"
having a surface coating or finish applied
"the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones"
5. finished, ruined
brought to ruin
"after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"
"the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically"
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