Meaning of “finish” - Learner’s Dictionary

finish

verb us uk /ˈfɪnɪʃ/
Extra Examples
Do we have to finish this today?Let's get cracking! We've only got two days to finish.We've all been working hard to finish the project on time.Can you put everything away when you've finished?She's finished her degree and now she teaches English.
COMPLETE [ I, T ]

A1 to complete something, or come to the end of an activity:

When I finish my homework, can I watch TV?
[ + doing sth ] Have you finished reading that book yet?
END [ I ]

A1 to end:

The meeting should finish at five o'clock.
USE COMPLETELY [ T ] also finish off

B1 to eat, drink, or use something completely:

They finished their drinks and left the bar.
finish first/second, etc

to be in the first/second, etc winning position at the end of a race or competition

(Definition of “finish verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)