finished

[ fin-isht ]
/ ˈfɪn ɪʃt /

adjective

ended or completed.
completed or perfected in all details, as a product: to pack and ship finished items.
polished to the highest degree of excellence: a dazzling and finished piece of writing.
highly skilled or accomplished: a finished violinist.
condemned, doomed, or in the process of extinction: The aristocracy was finished after the revolution.
(of livestock) fattened and ready for market.

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CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of finished

First recorded in 1575–85; finish + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM finished

half-fin·ished, adjectivewell-fin·ished, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for half-finished

British Dictionary definitions for half-finished (1 of 2)

half-finished

adjective

only partially completeda half-finished jigsaw puzzle

British Dictionary definitions for half-finished (2 of 2)

finished
/ (ˈfɪnɪʃt) /

adjective

perfected
(predicative) at the end of a task, activity, etcthey were finished by four
(predicative) without further hope of success or continuationshe was finished as a prima ballerina
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