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English definition of “finish”

finish

verb [T] (WOOD)    /ˈfɪn.ɪʃ/
If you finish something made of wood, you give it a last covering of paint, polish, or varnish so that it is ready to be used.Carpentry and joineryPolishing and polishes Grammar:End or finish?We use the verbs end and finish in similar ways, to mean ‘come to a stop’:See more
(Definition of finish verb (WOOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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