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Definitions of final

  1.   the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
  2.   Ending; decisive; pertaining to an end.
  3.   That which makes an end; the deciding heat of an athletic contest.
  4.   an examination administered at the end of an academic term
  5.   Pertaining to the end or conclusion; last; terminating; ultimate; as, the final day of a school term.
  6.   Pertaining to the end; ultimate; finishing; decisive; as, a final decree.
  7.   Last; conclusive; pert. to the end.
  8.   Relating to the end aimed at; as, a final cause.
  9.   Pertaining to the end; ultimate; last; conclusive.
  10.   not to be altered or undone; " the judge's decision is final"; " the arbiter will have the last say"
  11.   conclusive in a process or progression; " the final answer"; " a last resort"; " the net result"
  12.   Conclusive; decisive; as, a final judgment; the battle of Waterloo brought the contest to a final issue.
  13.   FINALLY.
  14.   Last; decisive; respecting the end or motive. - A FINAL CAUSE is the last and or purpose for which things were made, and the doctrine of final causes teaches that all things were made on a plan or for a purpose.
  15.   Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.
  16.   occurring at or forming an end or termination; " his concluding words came as a surprise"; " the final chapter"; " the last days of the dinosaurs"; " terminal leave"
  17.   Last; ultimate; conclusive; decisive, as regards the ultimate design. Final cause, the ultimate end or object contemplated.

Quotes of final

  1. We made a deal that was acceptable to us. We got paid very handsomely for our final season. – Jason Alexander
  2. In the final analysis, terror is also another proof of the fact that the superpower is not really a superpower. It was vulnerable. – Ulrich Beck
  3. The final release point for the fastball is the tips of your fingers. – Steve Carlton
  4. In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  5. The really amazing part, to me, was when Florida made it into the Final Four, the Democrats didn't demand a recount. – Ann Coulter
  6. My decision on this matter is as certain and final as death and the staggering New Deal taxes. – Thomas Dewey
  7. We who have the final word can speak softly or angrily. We can seek to challenge and annoy, as we need not stay docile and quiet. – William O. Douglas
  8. I make appearance at local park and recreation agencies when the program starts, when they have the qualifying meets at the local levels. Then I try to go to the regional competitions, and of course I'm there in Hershey, Pa., in August for the North American final – Rafer Johnson
  9. The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy. – John F. Kennedy
  10. The masses are the decisive element, they are the rock on which the final victory of the revolution will be built. – Rosa Luxemburg
  11. The film director, in many instances, has to swallow somebody else's decision about the final form of something. It's so hard as to be intolerable. – Trevor Nunn
  12. Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship. – A. Philip Randolph
  13. Before I got Doctor Who, I went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. I went back to take the final grade exam, which is the grade you have to take before you can take the teacher's diploma. – Sarah Sutton
  14. In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity. – Hunter S. Thompson
  15. Not until the final draft do I force myself to remember that I'm going to have to think about how it will affect other people. – Anne Tyler

Usage examples for final

  1. Yet the words I had been reading were final and absolute. ” – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. My business is going on well, and I am assured of final success. ” – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  3. Grief is the final knowledge of time. ” – General Max Shorter by Kris Ottman Neville
  4. Yet it is accepted as final – Quiet Talks on Power by S.D. Gordon
  5. “ To him the scene was great, beautiful, final – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  6. “ I am exceedingly sorry, but fear this decision must be final – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  7. In the dim future- countless millions of years to come- this final stage will be approached. ” – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  8. After discourse of settling his matters here, we went out by coach, and he 'light at the Temple, and there took final leave of me, in order to his following my Lord to- morrow. ” – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  9. Their final departure from England did not take place until March. ” – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  10. The engine may then be placed on the other dead centre, and the lead both for forward and backward gear measured, so that if there are any errors both the rods may be corrected for length; but for the final trial the crank pin must be set on its dead centre for each direction of motion separately, so as to take up any lost motion in the connecting- rod brasses. ” – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  11. He passed on with a final bow. ” – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. Having gone through all that surf, and having got within reach as it were of the wreck, the crew of the Deal lifeboat were now eager for the final rescue. ” – Heroes of the Goodwin Sands by Thomas Stanley Treanor
  13. He has I suppose taken his final leave. ” – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  14. There the final plans were made. ” – Washington and his Comrades in Arms A Chronicle of the War of Independence by George Wrong
  15. “ " I'll have to think about it over night," was Ford's final answer. ” – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  16. “ " There," she said at last, giving them a final touch. ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  17. Even if she did, what final good would come of it? ” – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  18. Just a simple yes if you think Matthew should have final power. ” – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  19. My man will be down, with the final decision, by a special train which ought to land him about midnight. ” – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice

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