|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers|
|Division (I) Individual Volition|
| Section V. Results of Voluntary Action|
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|NOUN:||COMPLETION; accomplishment, achievement, fulfillment or fulfilment; performance, execution; dispatch or despatch, consummation, culmination; finish, conclusion; limit, effectuation; close (end) [See End]; terminus (arrival) [See Arrival]; winding up; finale [It.], dénouement [F.], catastrophe, issue, upshot, result; final -, last -, crowning -, finishing- -touch, - stroke; last finish, coup de grâce [F.]; crowning of the edifice; coping stone, copestone, keystone; missing link [See Incompleteness]; superstructure, ne plus ultra [L.], work done, fait accompli [F.].|
elaboration; finality; completeness [See Completeness].
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|VERB:||COMPLETE, perfect; effect, effectuate; accomplish, achieve, compass, consummate, hammer out; bring to -maturity, - perfection; elaborate.|
DO, execute, make; go -, get- through; work out, enact; bring -about, - to bear, - to pass, - through, - to a head.
dispatch or despatch, knock off [colloq.], finish off, polish off; make short work of; dispose of, set at rest; perform, discharge fulfill or fulfil, realize; put in -practice, - force; carry -out, - into effect, - into execution; make good; be as good as ones word.
DO THOROUGHLY, not do by halves, go the whole hog [colloq.]; drive home; be in at the death (persevere) [See Resolution]; carry through, deliver the goods [colloq., U. S.], play out, exhaust; fill the bill [colloq., U. S.].
FINISH, bring to a close (end) [See End]; wind up, stamp, clinch, seal, set the seal on, put the seal to; give the final touch &c. n. to; put the -last, - finishing- touch to; crown, crown all; cap.
ripen, culminate; come to a -head, - crisis; come to its end; die a natural death, die of old age; run its course, run ones race; touch -, reach -, attain- the goal; reach (arrive) [See Arrival]; get in the harvest.
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|ADJECTIVE:||COMPLETING, final; concluding, conclusive; crowning &c. v.; exhaustive, elaborate, complete, mature, perfect, consummate, thorough.|
DONE, completed &c. v.; done for [colloq.], sped, wrought out; highly wrought (preparation) [See Preparation]; thorough [See Completeness]; ripe (ready) [See Preparation].
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|ADVERB:||COMPLETELY (thoroughly) [See Completeness]; to crown all, out of hand; with absolute -perfection, - finish; as a last stroke; as a fitting climax.|
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- The race is run.
- Actum est.
- Finis coronat opus.
- Consummatum est.
- Cen est fait.
- It is all over.
- The game is played out, the bubble has burst.
- Aussitôt dit aussitôt fait.
- Aut non tentaris aut perfice.Ovid
- Life is as just as Death; Life pays its debt.Masefield