Meaning : A highly developed state of perfection. Having a flawless or impeccable quality.
They performed with great polish.
I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose.
Almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art.
Meaning : Designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race).
Excitement grew as the finish neared.
My horse was several lengths behind at the finish.
The winner is the team with the most points at the finish.
Meaning : The downfall of someone (as of persons on one side of a conflict).
Booze will be the finish of him.
It was a fight to the finish.
Meaning : (wine tasting) the taste of a wine on the back of the tongue (as it is swallowed).
The wine has a nutty flavor and a pleasant finish.
Meaning : The act of finishing.
His best finish in a major tournament was third.
The speaker's finishing was greeted with applause.
Synonyms : finishing
Meaning : Come or bring to a finish or an end.
He finished the dishes.
She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree.
The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours.
Synonyms : complete
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : Provide with a finish.
The carpenter finished the table beautifully.
This shirt is not finished properly.
Meaning : Cause to finish a relationship with somebody.
That finished me with Mary.