pertaining to or coming at the end; last in place, order, or time: the final meeting of the year.
conclusive or decisive: a final decision.
constituting the end or purpose: a final result.
pertaining to or expressing the end or purpose: a final clause.
6. Law. a.
precluding further controversy on the questions passed upon: The judicial determination of the Supreme Court is final.
determining all issues presented, so that no further decision upon the merits of the issues is necessary: a final judgment or decree.
occurring at the end of a word
, as the (t) sound
is last; that which forms an end or termination.
9. Often, finals. a.
the last and decisive game, match, contest, or round in a series, as in sports.
the last, usually comprehensive, examination in a course of study.
the last edition of a newspaper published on any day.
Music. the tonic note of a church mode.
is always a great word to know.
So is callithumpian. Does it mean:
Origin: 1300–50; 1915–20 for def. 10; Middle English Related forms
< Latin fīnālis,
equivalent to fīn
) end + -ālis -al1
Synonyms 1. See last1. 3.
definite, irrevocable, irreversible, unalterable.
1. initial, first.