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Roget category 729

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.5. Results of voluntary action

#729. Completion


completion, accomplishment, achievement, fulfillmentperformance, executiondespatch, dispatchconsummation, culminationfinish, conclusionclose etc. (end) 67terminus etc. (arrival) 292winding upfinale, denouement, catastrophe, issue, upshot, resultfinal touch, last touch, crowning touch, finishing touch, finishing strokelast finish, coup de gracecrowning of the edifice coping-stone, keystonemissing link etc. 53superstructure, ne plus ultra [Lat.], work done, fait accompli [Fr.].
elaborationfinalitycompleteness etc. 52.


effect, effectuateaccomplish, achieve, compass, consummate, hammer outbring to maturity, bring to perfectionperfect, completeelaborate.
do, execute, makego through, get throughwork out, enactbring about, bring to bear, bring to pass, bring through, bring to a head.
despatch, dispatchknock off, finish off, polish offmake short work ofdispose of, set at restperform, discharge, fulfill, realizeput in practice, put in forcecarry out, carry into effect, carry into executionmake goodbe as good as one's word.
do thoroughly, not do by halves, go the whole hogdrive homebe in at the death etc. (persevere) 604.1; carry through, play out, exhaustfill the bill [U.S.].
finish, bring to a close etc. (end) 67wind up, stamp, clinch, seal, set the seal on, put the sealgive the final touch etc. n.. toput the last, put the finishing hand to, put the finishing touches oncrown, crown allcap.
ripen, culminatecome to a head, come to a crisiscome to its end die a natural death, die of old agerun its course, run one's racetouch the goal, reach the goal, attain the goalreach etc. (arrive) 292get in the harvest.


completing, finalconcluding, conclusivecrowning etc. v. — exhaustive.
done, completed etc. v. — done for, sped, wrought outhighly wrought etc. (preparation) 673thorough etc. 52ripe etc. (ready) 673.


completely etc. (thoroughly) 52to crown all, out of hand.


the race is run actum est [Lat.]finis coronat opus [Lat.]consummatum est [Lat.]c'en est fait [Fr.]it is all overthe game is played out, the bubble has burstaussitot dit aussitot fait [Fr.]aut non tentaris aut perfice [Lat.] [Ovid].

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