Definition of Finalize

1. Verb. Make final; put the last touches on; put into final form. "Let's finalize the proposal"

Exact synonyms: Finalise, Nail Down, Settle
Generic synonyms: End, Terminate
Derivative terms: Finalisation, Finalization
Also: Settle On



Definition of Finalize

1. Verb. (transitive) To make final or firm; to finish or complete. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive computing programming) To prepare (an object) for garbage collection by calling its finalizer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Finalize

1. to put into finished form [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Finalize

finalisations
finalise
finalised
finaliser
finalisers
finalises
finalising
finalism
finalisms
finalist
finalists
finalities
finality
finalization
finalizations
finalize (current term)
finalized
finalizer
finalizers
finalizes
finalizing
finally
finals
finance
finance committee
finance company
finance minister
financeable
financed
financer

Literary usage of Finalize

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"In 1923 our agent in Melbourne wrote to report losing the sale of a dictionary because finalize was not in it. The word was apparently quite common in ..."

2. Sas(r) 9.1.3 Olap Server: MDX Guide, Third Edition by SAS Institute (2006)
"Although cleanup is automatic, you can have an optional finalize method for ... The finalize method should then be called. However, in accordance with Java ..."

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