Dictionary.com

finale

[ fi-nal-ee, -nah-lee ]
/ fɪˈnæl i, -ˈnɑ li /
Save This Word!

noun
the last piece, division, or movement of a concert, opera, or composition.
the concluding part of any performance, course of proceedings, etc.; end.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of finale

1715–25; <Italian, noun use of finale (adj.) <Latin fīnālisfinal
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use finale in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for finale

finale
/ (fɪˈnɑːlɪ) /

noun
the concluding part of any performance or presentation
the closing section or movement of a musical composition

Word Origin for finale

C18: from Italian, n use of adj finale, from Latin fīnālis final
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK