final

[ fahyn-l ]
/ ˈfaɪn l /

adjective

noun

Origin of final

1300–50; 1915–20 for def 10; Middle English < Latin fīnālis, equivalent to fīn(is) end + -ālis -al1
SYNONYMS FOR final
1 See last1.
3 definite, irrevocable, irreversible, unalterable.
Related formspseu·do·fi·nal, adjectivepseu·do·fi·nal·ly, adverbqua·si-fi·nal, 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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