(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Completed]
Syn. done, accomplished, perfected, achieved, ended, concluded, performed, executed, dispatched, complete, through, fulfilled, closed, over, decided, consummated, effected, effectuated, brought about, ceased, stopped, lapsed, terminated, resolved, settled, compassed, elaborated, made, worked out, polished, rounded out, discharged, satisfied, disposed of, consumed, used up, gone, no more, broken up, realized, finalized, put into effect, all over with, attained, turned off, shut off, done with, at an end, come to an end, made an end of, brought to a conclusion, brought to a close, said and done*, sewed up*, wound up*, wrapped up*, all over but the shooting*.
Ant. unfinished*, imperfect, incomplete.
2. [Given a finish]
Syn. polished, rubbed, sanded, planed, beaten, burnished, etched, smoothed, coated, washed, dusted, brushed, buffed, lacquered, shellacked, varnished, painted, waxed, oiled, sized, stained, enameled, glazed, japanned, surfaced.
3. [Ruined or dying]
Syn. defeated, doomed, done for*; see beaten 1 , destroyed , dying 1 .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. No longer effective, capable, or valuable: done, done for, through, washed-up. Informal: kaput. Idioms: at the end of the line (or road), over the hill, past one's prime. See ABILITY, START. 2. Having no further relationship: done, through. See START. 3. Proficient as a result of practice and study: accomplished, practiced. See ABILITY.

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