Finish and Lose


Finish verb - To bring (something) to a state where nothing remains to be done.

Lose is an antonym for finish in get done topic.

Nearby Words: finished, finis, finishing, finisher


Lose verb - To be unable to find or have at hand.

Finish is an antonym for lose.

Nearby Words: loser, losing

Common collocations

part finish part lose part
match finish match lose match
job finish job lose job
race finish race lose race
Other words: time, way, level, game, round, fight, battle, war, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anime / Occult Academy But when its obvious her powers aren't working, she tries to move in for a close assault but its far too late and she barely has time to lose it before Maya and Fumiaki finish the sealing spell and send her packing.
  • Video Game / Happy Wheels Until then, crossing the finish line by any means will count as a success, even if you lose other parts of your body or your vehicle and shimmy down to the finish QWOP-style.
  • Second, they made a patch that enabled AI... but it moves, quite literally, at about 1 MPH, and you still can't actually lose; even if it gets to the finish before you, it won't cross the finish line.
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