finish (plural finishes)
- An end; the end of anything.
- A protective coating given to wood or metal and other surfaces.
- The car's finish was so shiny and new.
- The result of any process changing the physical or chemical properties of cloth.
- A finishing touch; careful elaboration; polish.
- (sports) A shot on goal, especially one that ends in a goal.
- French: fin
- German: Ende
- Italian: fine, termine, traguardo, arrivo, finale
- Portuguese: fim, final
- Russian: коне́ц
- Spanish: meta, fin
- French: fini
- German: Lack
- Italian: finitura, rifinitura
- Portuguese: acabamento
- Russian: лак
- Spanish: acabado
finish (finishes, present participle finishing; past and past participle finished)
- (transitive) To complete (something).
- Be sure to finish your homework before you go to bed!
- (transitive) To apply a treatment to (a surface or similar).
- The furniture was finished in teak veneer.
- (transitive) To change an animal's food supply in the months before it is due for slaughter, with the intention of fattening the animal.
- Due to BSE, cows in the United Kingdom must be finished and slaughtered before 30 months of age.
- (intransitive) To come to an end.
- We had to leave before the concert had finished.
- (transitive) To put an end to; to destroy.
- These rumours could finish your career.
- French: finir, achever
- German: beenden
- Italian: finire, terminare, concludere, portare a compimento, completare
- Portuguese: acabar, finalizar, concluir
- Russian: зака́нчивать
- Spanish: acabar
- French: finir, se terminer
- German: enden, aufhören
- Italian: finire, arrivare
- Portuguese: acabar, terminar
- Russian: зака́нчиваться
- Spanish: acabar, terminar, finalizar, acabarse, terminarse