final

[ fahyn-l ]
/ ˈfaɪn l /

adjective

noun

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Origin of final

First recorded in 1300–50; 1915–20 for def. 10; Middle English, from Latin fīnālis, equivalent to fīn(is) “end” + -ālis adjective suffix; see origin at -al1

synonym study for final

1. See last1.

OTHER WORDS FROM final

pseu·do·fi·nal, adjectivepseu·do·fi·nal·ly, adverbquasi-final, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for final

final
/ (ˈfaɪnəl) /

adjective

noun

See also finals

Word Origin for final

C14: from Latin fīnālis, from fīnis limit, boundary
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Idioms and Phrases with final

final

see in the final analysis.

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