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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Finally \Fi"nal*ly\, adv.
1. At the end or conclusion; ultimately; lastly; as, the
contest was long, but the Romans finally conquered.
Whom patience finally must crown. --Milton.
2. Completely; beyond recovery.
Not any house of noble English in Ireland was
utterly destroyed or finally rooted out. --Sir J.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: after an unspecified period of time or an especially long
delay [syn: finally, eventually]
2: as the end result of a succession or process; "ultimately he
had to give in"; "at long last the winter was over" [syn:
ultimately, finally, in the end, at last, at long
3: the item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values" [syn:
last, lastly, in conclusion, finally]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
43 Moby Thesaurus words for "finally":
absolutely, accordingly, and so, as a consequence, as a result,
as things go, as times go, at last, at length, at long last,
at the end, at the last, completely, conclusively, consequently,
decisively, definitely, definitively, eventually, for all time,
for good, in conclusion, in fine, inconsequence, inevitably,
inexorably, irrevocably, it follows that, last, lastly, naturally,
naturellement, necessarily, of course, of necessity, once for all,
someday, sometime, somewhen, sooner or later, therefore,
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