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Definition 1: the act of finishing - [noun denoting act]

Samples where finishing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his best finish in a major tournament was third
  • the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause

Synonyms for finishing in the sense of this definition

(finishing is a kind of ...) a concluding action

(... is a kind of finishing ) the concluding part of any performance

Definition 2: a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where finishing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the boat had a metallic finish
  • he applied a coat of a clear finish
  • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly

Synonyms for finishing in the sense of this definition

(finishing is a kind of ...) an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive

(... is a kind of finishing ) a coating for ceramics, metal, etc.

(... is a kind of finishing ) a shiny finish put on shoes with polish and buffing

"his trousers had a sharp crease and you could see your reflection in his shoeshine"

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