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Definitions of finished
Complete; perfect; as, a finished poem; of superior excellence or quality; carefully elaborated. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
brought to ruin; "after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"; "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
ended or brought to an end; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript"; "the manuscript is finished"; "almost finished with his studies" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
having a surface coating or finish applied; "the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
Polished to the highest degree of excellence; complete; perfect; as, a finished poem, a finished education. "The keen observation and ironical pleasantry of a finished man of the world."-Macaulay. "There are two great and separate senses in which we call a thing finished. One, which refers to the mere neatness and completeness of the actual work, as we speak of a well-finished knife-handle or ivory toy; and secondly, a sense which refers to the effect produced by the thing done, as we call a picture well-finished, if it is so full in its details as to produce the effect of reality."-Ruskin. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
Complete perfect, said of work, either in itself as work, or in its effect as art. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
Complete; perfect in the highest degree. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
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Usage examples for finished
– The Tale of Sandy Chipmunk by Arthur Scott Bailey
– White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor