Associations to the word «Final»


FINAL, noun. (US) A final examination; a test or examination given at the end of a term or class; the test that concludes a class.
FINAL, noun. (sports) The last round, game or match in a contest, after which the winner is determined.
FINAL, noun. A contest that narrows a field of contestants (finalists) to ranked positions, usually in numbered places (1st place/prize, 2nd place/prize, etc.) or a winner and numbered runners-up (1st runner-up, etc.).
FINAL, noun. (phonology) The final part of a syllable, the combination of medial and rime in phonetics and phonology.
FINAL, noun. (music) The tonic or keynote of a Gregorian mode, and hence the final note of any conventional melody played in that mode.
FINAL, adjective. Last; ultimate.
FINAL, adjective. Conclusive; decisive.
FINAL, adjective. Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.
FINAL, adjective. (grammar) Expressing purpose; as in the term final clause.
FINAL, adjective. (linguistics) Word-final, occurring at the end of a word.
FINAL ACCOUNT, noun. (accounting) The year-end numbers needed to file a balance sheet for a corporation.
FINAL ACCOUNT, noun. (legal) The statement submitted at the close of the matter.
FINAL ACCOUNTS, noun. Plural of final account
FINAL APPROACH, noun. (aviation) The last part of a landing before touchdown, involving a descending flight path directly in the direction of the runway.
FINAL CAUSE, noun. (philosophy) (natural science) The purpose, goal, or end fulfilled by a thing.
FINAL CLASS, noun. (software) (object-oriented) A class that cannot be subclassed.
FINAL CLASSES, noun. Plural of final class
FINAL CLAUSE, noun. (linguistics) A dependent adverbial clause expressing purpose.
FINAL CLUB, noun. An undergraduate social club at Harvard College.
FINAL CLUBS, noun. Plural of final club
FINAL CURTAIN, noun. (idiomatic) the end to something which has lasted for a long time
FINAL CUT, noun. (idiomatic) In the movie industry, the final released version of the film.
FINAL CUT, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) A group, after a selection process getting rid of other candidates.
FINAL DECREE, noun. A final judgment.
FINAL DECREE, noun. (legal) In some states, the second legal order on a divorce, issued after the filing of a declaration of separation.
FINAL DRIVE, noun. (Machinery, industrial equipment) The final gear train between the transmission and the ground. In automotive and heavy equipment, this is the differential gear and axle assembly that turns the wheels or track sprockets.
FINAL DRIVES, noun. Plural of final drive
FINAL EXAM, noun. Abbreviation of final examination.
FINAL EXAMINATION, noun. A test given at the end of a period of coursework to determine whether the student has adequately learned the material covered in that period.
FINAL EXAMINATIONS, noun. Plural of final examination
FINAL EXAMS, noun. Plural of final exam
FINAL FOUR, noun. (basketball) (in US) (informal) The four regional champions of the NCAA Division I tournament, one of whom will become the national champion.
FINAL FOUR, noun. (basketball) (in US) (informal) The final two rounds of the NCAA Division I tournament.
FINAL FOUR, noun. (basketball) (in US) (informal) An appearance in the Final Four.
FINAL FOUR, noun. (basketball) (in Europe) The final round of the continent-wide Euroleague club basketball competition, featuring four teams with one becoming champion.
FINAL FOURS, noun. Plural of Final Four
FINAL GIRL, noun. (film) A female character in a horror or thriller film who is the last person alive to confront the killer/monster, and often the sole survivor.
FINAL GIRLS, noun. Plural of final girl
FINAL JUDGMENT, proper noun. (Abrahamic traditions) See main entry at Judgment Day.
FINAL NAIL IN THE COFFIN, noun. (idiomatic) Something that is ultimately responsible for a previously prospective demise or failure.
FINAL NAILS IN THE COFFIN, noun. Plural of final nail in the coffin
FINAL OBSTRUENT DEVOICING, noun. The feature of a language of only allowing voiceless consonants before a pausa.
FINAL SERMON, proper noun. Farewell Sermon
FINAL SIGMA, noun. The form of the Greek letter sigma only ever used as the last letter of a word: ς.
FINAL SIGMAS, noun. Plural of final sigma
FINAL SOLUTION, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see final,‎ solution.
FINAL SOLUTION, noun. (historical) The planned and attempted mass murder of the European Jews by the Nazis; the Holocaust.
FINAL SOLUTION, proper noun. Alternative letter-case form of final solution
FINAL STRAW, noun. (slang) A small addition to a burden which causes it to exceed the capacity.
FINAL TESTAMENT, noun. (Islam) The Koran.
FINAL WHISTLE, noun. (sports) The blow of the whistle by the referee or other adjudicator signifying the end of the match.
FINAL WHISTLES, noun. Plural of final whistle

Dictionary definition

FINAL, noun. The final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament.
FINAL, noun. An examination administered at the end of an academic term.
FINAL, adjective. 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".
FINAL, adjective. Conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result".
FINAL, adjective. Not to be altered or undone; "the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say".

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