Dead and Finished


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Dead adjective – No longer living.
Usage example: I inherited this heirloom from my dead great-grandfather

Finished is a synonym for dead in kaput topic. In some cases you can use "Finished" instead the word "Dead" as an adjective or an adverb. informal substitute
Nearby Word: deadly
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Finished adjective – Brought or having come to an end.
Usage example: the frosting isn't finished until you've added all of the decorative roses

Dead is a synonym for finished. Sometimes you can use "Dead" instead the word "Finished" as an adjective or an adverb.
Nearby Words: finish, finishing, finisher
Synonyms for Finished

Things that words describes

people dead people finished people
games dead games finished games

Both words in one sentence

  • Villains Want Mercy Snake decides instead to shoot off both Skull Face's right leg and left arm as retribution for taking Miller's and decided to leave him for dead...until Huey finished the job and killed him anyway.
  • Turns out his hunch was right; all of the other mercs turned up dead within a week after the job was finished.
    Source: Gut Feeling
  • Creator / Jeff Dunham Only a Flesh Wound: This comes up when Achmed explains that he has finished his job but insists that he feels fine and is not dead:Jeff: But you're all bone!
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