Definitions of finished

  1.   of skills or the products of skills brought to or having the greatest excellence perfected a dazzling and finished piece of writing a finished violinist
  2.   brought to ruin after the revolution the aristocracy was finished the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically
  3.   ended or brought to an end are you finished gave me the finished manuscript the manuscript is finished almost finished with his studies
  4.   of materials or goods brought to the desired final state a finished product
  5.   having a surface coating or finish applied the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones
  6.   of Finish
  7.   Polished to the highest degree of excellence complete perfect as a finished poem a finished education
  8.   Complete perfect as a finished poem of superior excellence or quality carefully elaborated
  9.   Polished to the highest degree of excellence complete perfect as a finished poem a finished education The keen observation and ironical pleasantry of a finished man of the world Macaulay There are two great and separate senses in which we call a thing finished One which refers to the mere neatness and completeness of the actual work as we speak of a well finished knife handle or ivory toy and secondly a sense which refers to the effect produced by the thing done as we call a picture well finished if it is so full in its details as to produce the effect of reality Ruskin
  10.   Complete perfect said of work either in itself as work or in its effect as art
  11.   Complete perfect in the highest degree

Quotes of finished

  1. We just finished making a record Everybody wants to play shows so we're going to after that – Jeff Ament
  2. I learn all these things about the record talking about it after it's finished – Tracy Chapman
  3. The beauty of having a producer is that you have someone who says You're finished – Sheryl Crow
  4. Throughout my career when I was finished with the drawing for one film I would go up to the story department and help develop sequences Sometimes these were for scenes that I would animate later on – Marc Davis
  5. When I'd finished everybody said they wanted me for this movie At first I thought they meant a nudie flick since an awful lot of nudies are made in Houston – Shelley Duvall
  6. I guess when Rick is finished with his Journey to the Centre of the Earth then we might have a go at something We'd like to we're open to it and we've been talking about it – Keith Emerson
  7. I don't remember ever having finished a book – Bridget Hall
  8. When I came out and for many years afterwards it had become a habit for me to sit and read and read and read like an obsession I would take 20 books and not come out until I'd finished them It took me a while to change that habit – Mohsen Makhmalbaf
  9. I am 55 years old now It takes three years to write one book I don't know how many books I will be able to write before I die It is like a countdown So with each book I am praying please let me live until I am finished – Haruki Murakami
  10. Since change is constant you wonder if people crave death because it's the only way they can get anything really finished – Chuck Palahniuk
  11. When I finished a song that I thought was good I thought I don't know where that came from so I have no idea if I can do that again I'm talking like a hundred and fifty songs down the line I still feel that – Trevor Rabin
  12. Painting sculpture and architecture are finished but the art habit continues – Robert Smithson
  13. A show is like having a climax It's like having an incredible natural climax And then suddenly it's all finished and you don't know what to do next – Rod Stewart
  14. I still have a full -time day job which is why it took me five years to write An Ear to the Ground and why I won't have another book finished by next week – Ken Thompson

Usage examples for finished

  1. And when it was finished I knew that I'd never tell Mother that I'd never write to Jerry not the letter that I was going to write – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  2. At last he seemed to have finished – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  3. Show it to me when you have finished – A Filbert Is a Nut by Rick Raphael
  4. Some of them at any rate I finished know what she's coming for ” – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister
  5. When he finished he looked up – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  6. When it was finished she had brought it on to New York and had remained here ever since – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  7. You have nearly finished the last job haven't you Grannie ” – Good Luck by L. T. Meade
  8. “ I haven't finished my letter – Marjorie Dean High School Freshman by Pauline Lester
  9. When he finished I left him touched and ashamed – Weird Tales. Vol. I by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  10. “ I have just finished – The Diamond Master by Jacques Futrelle
  11. Yes very well when you have finished come here and we will see what can be done – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  12. When he had finished she spoke very quietly – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  13. He might have finished the whole thing up – His Sombre Rivals by E. P. Roe
  14. Then for a while no more finished – The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour
  15. “ I have finished said Sun Bird – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
  16. His work was finished and he could return to England – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham
  17. Won't let me go home she finished for him – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  18. So you've just got to own up old man I finished – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  19. “ Bart scowled and stopped till Dinny had finished and gone leaving the prisoner alone with his thoughts which were of liberty – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  20. Then Sandy Chipmunk's house was finished – The Tale of Sandy Chipmunk by Arthur Scott Bailey