Definitions of finished

  1.   Complete; perfect in the highest degree.
  2.   brought to ruin; " after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"; " the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically"
  3.   of Finish
  4.   having a surface coating or finish applied; " the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones"
  5.   Complete perfect, said of work, either in itself as work, or in its effect as art.
  6.   ( 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"
  7.   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.
  8.   Complete; perfect; as, a finished poem; of superior excellence or quality; carefully elaborated.
  9.   ( of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; " a finished product"
  10.   Polished to the highest degree of excellence; complete; perfect; as, a finished poem; a finished education.
  11.   ended or brought to an end; " are you finished?"; " gave me the finished manuscript"; " the manuscript is finished"; " almost finished with his studies"

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. He might have finished the whole thing up." ” – His Sombre Rivals by E. P. Roe
  2. “ I have just finished – The Diamond Master by Jacques Futrelle
  3. At last he seemed to have finished – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  4. “ 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
  5. When he had finished she spoke very quietly. ” – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  6. “ I haven't finished my letter. ” – Marjorie Dean High School Freshman by Pauline Lester
  7. “ "- Won't let me go home," she finished for him. ” – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  8. When he finished I left him, touched and ashamed. ” – Weird Tales. Vol. I by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  9. Some of them, at any rate, I finished know what she's coming for. ” – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister
  10. Yes; very well, when you have finished come here, and we will see what can be done. ” – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  11. “ I have finished said Sun Bird. ” – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
  12. Then for a while no more finished – The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour
  13. 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
  14. When he finished he looked up. ” – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  15. Show it to me when you have finished – A Filbert Is a Nut by Rick Raphael
  16. 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
  17. Then Sandy Chipmunk's house was finished – The Tale of Sandy Chipmunk by Arthur Scott Bailey
  18. “ " So you've just got to own up, old man," I finished – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  19. His work was finished and he could return to England. ” – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham
  20. You have nearly finished the last job, haven't you, Grannie? ” – Good Luck by L. T. Meade