Finals



[fahyn-l] /ˈfaɪn l/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or coming at the end; last in place, order, or time:
the final meeting of the year.
2.
ultimate:
The final goal is world peace.
3.
conclusive or decisive:
a final decision.
4.
constituting the end or purpose:
a final result.
5.
pertaining to or expressing the end or purpose:
a final clause.
6.
Law.

7.
Phonetics. occurring at the end of a word or syllable, as the (t) sound in bit or bite.
noun
8.
that which is last; that which forms an end or termination.
9.
Often, finals.

10.
the last edition of a newspaper published on any day.
11.
Music. the tonic note of a church mode.
/ˈfaɪnəlz/
plural noun
1.
the deciding part or parts of a sports or other competition
2.
(education) the last examination series in an academic or professional course
/ˈfaɪnəl/
adjective
1.
of or occurring at the end; concluding; ultimate; last
2.
having no possibility for further discussion, action, or change; conclusive; decisive: a final decree of judgment
3.
relating to or constituting an end or purpose: a final clause may be introduced by “in order to”
4.
(phonetics) at the end of a word: “cat” has a final “t” Compare medial (sense 1), initial (sense 1)
5.
(music) another word for perfect (sense 9b)
noun
6.
a terminal or last thing; end
7.
a deciding contest between the winners of previous rounds in a competition
8.
(music) the tonic note of a church mode
n.

short for final exams, by 1890.
adj.

early 14c., from Old French final and directly from Latin finalis “of or pertaining to an end, concluding, final,” from finis “end” (see finish). As a noun, late 14c., “that which comes last;” meaning “final contest” in a sporting sense is from 1880. As a shortening of final examination, from 1880.
see: in the final analysis

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