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Finish

This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Finish as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

15 January 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 46 answers for the crossword clue 'Finish', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Finish a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Finish as an answer itself some 154 times.

Finish is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Friday, 08 January 2021 with the answer being END, we also found END to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
  • A decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance); "the boat had a metallic finish"; "he applied a coat of a clear finish"; "when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly"
  • (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"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • Event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"
  • The place designated as the end (as of a race or journey); "a crowd assembled at the finish"; "he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view"
  • Cause to finish a relationship with somebody; "That finished me with Mary"
  • Finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
  • 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"
  • Finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes"
  • 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"--Joseph Conrad
  • The temporal end; the concluding time; "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"
  • 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"
  • Provide with a finish; "The carpenter finished the table beautifully"; "this shirt is not finished properly"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

END
The part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"

PIE
Dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top

SEW
Fasten by sewing; do needlework

4 Letters

DOIN
Get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"

GOAL
A successful attempt at scoring; "the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play"

LAST
Coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining; "the last time I saw Paris"; "the last day of the month"; "had the last word"; "waited until the last minute"; "he raised his voice in a last supreme call"; "the last game of the season"; "down to his last nickel"

STOP
A brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"

5 Letters

CEASE
Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

CLOSE
The concluding part of any performance

EATUP
Enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"

ENDUP
Finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"

FINIS
The concluding part of any performance

MATTE
The property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss

MOPUP
A concluding action

USEUP
Require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"

6 Letters

CAPOFF
Finish or complete, as with some decisive action; "he capped off the meeting with a radical proposal"

ENDING
The act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"

FINALE
The concluding part of any performance

LANDUP
Finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"

PATINA
A fine coating of oxide on the surface of a metal

POLISH
The property of being smooth and shiny

TOPOFF
Finish up or conclude; "They topped off their dinner with a cognac"; "top the evening with champagne"

VENEER
Coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood

WINDUP
Coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"

WRAPUP
Clothe, as if for protection from the elements; "cover your head!"

7 Letters

COATING
A thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"

CULTURE
The raising of plants or animals; "the culture of oysters"

FETCHUP
Finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"

GETDONE

8 Letters

COMPLETE
Complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"

CONCLUDE
Decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"

FINISHUP
Finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"

PUTTOBED

9 Letters

CULMINATE
Reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body

FINISHING
The act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"

LASTSTAGE

POLISHOFF
Kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

TERMINATE
Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

10 Letters

CONCLUSION
The proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)

REFINEMENT
The quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste; "a man of intellectual refinement"; "he is remembered for his generosity and civilization"

11 Letters

COMETOANEND

CULTIVATION
Socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners; "her cultivation was remarkable"

DESTINATION
The ultimate goal for which something is done

TERMINATION
The act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"

13 Letters

GOTHEDISTANCE

STOPPINGPOINT
The temporal end; the concluding time; "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"

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