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To finish something - thesaurus


finish with

if you are finished with something, you have stopped using it and no longer need it



to finish something



to reach a final point



formal to finish something, especially something that has taken a long time

carry through

to complete something that was planned, often despite difficulties or opposition

get through

to finish dealing with some work, a subject, etc.



to do all the work that you have to do

call it a day/night

to decide that you have finished doing something

come to

to finally achieve a particular level of success

wrap up

informal to finish something

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be done with it

to have finished dealing with something, so that you do not have to think about it anymore

break the back of something

to finish the main part or the hardest part of a piece of work



to finish something by adding the parts that are missing



the process of finishing an activity or job

cross the t’s and dot the i’s

to finish the final details in something such as a plan or contract



to make something reach its final point



to reach the final point of a period of time while in a particular place or state

end with

to have something as the final part

end with

to add something as the final part of something else



formal to complete something that you have agreed or planned to do



formal the act of completing something that you have agreed or planned to do



to do the last part of something so that it is complete

get over

to do something or allow something to happen, because you want it to be finished or you want to start something else

get something out of the way

to finish doing something, especially something difficult or unpleasant

have (got) something ready/done/finished

to have finished work on something so that it is ready

let out

American when school, a movie, etc. lets out, it ends and people leave

mop up

informal to finish something by dealing with a few final details

nail down

informal to definitely decide, arrange, or complete something

pack up

informal to finish work for the day by putting work or equipment away

plow through

to finish doing something that takes a long time and is difficult or boring

put something to bed

to finish dealing with something

round out

to make something more complete, especially by adding another feature



to deal with all the details of something so that no more needs to be done to it

square away

to do the things necessary to complete something

tie up (the) loose ends

to deal with the last few things that have to be done before you can finish something

top off

to finish something with a final activity or detail

turn around

to complete a piece of work, process, or activity within a particular time



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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