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To finalize, the purpose of an election is to hear the will of the people, not to fabricate votes.
Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Meaning of "finalize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FINALIZE

finalize  [ˈfaɪnəˌlaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FINALIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Finalize is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb finalize in English.

WHAT DOES FINALIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Finalize (optical discs)

Finalizing an optical disc is the process of writing out support data such as DVD menus, directory data, and the like to an optical disc in order to make it playable on a system other than the one it was recorded on. As a general rule, finalization means that the disc cannot have any more data written to it. It is the last step in the DVD authoring process. The term is also used as an alternative word for the "closing" of a CD-R, in which Table of Contents data and the like are written out to enable the computer to read a CD. Like DVD finalization, a closed CD-R cannot receive any more data. Some recording formats, such as DVD+RW VR, do not require finalization before they can be played.

Definition of finalize in the English dictionary

The definition of finalize in the dictionary is to put into final form; settle. Other definition of finalize is to complete arrangements or negotiations; reach agreement on a transaction.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO FINALIZE

PRESENT

Present
I finalize
you finalize
he/she/it finalizes
we finalize
you finalize
they finalize
Present continuous
I am finalizing
you are finalizing
he/she/it is finalizing
we are finalizing
you are finalizing
they are finalizing
Present perfect
I have finalized
you have finalized
he/she/it has finalized
we have finalized
you have finalized
they have finalized
Present perfect continuous
I have been finalizing
you have been finalizing
he/she/it has been finalizing
we have been finalizing
you have been finalizing
they have been finalizing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I finalized
you finalized
he/she/it finalized
we finalized
you finalized
they finalized
Past continuous
I was finalizing
you were finalizing
he/she/it was finalizing
we were finalizing
you were finalizing
they were finalizing
Past perfect
I had finalized
you had finalized
he/she/it had finalized
we had finalized
you had finalized
they had finalized
Past perfect continuous
I had been finalizing
you had been finalizing
he/she/it had been finalizing
we had been finalizing
you had been finalizing
they had been finalizing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will finalize
you will finalize
he/she/it will finalize
we will finalize
you will finalize
they will finalize
Future continuous
I will be finalizing
you will be finalizing
he/she/it will be finalizing
we will be finalizing
you will be finalizing
they will be finalizing
Future perfect
I will have finalized
you will have finalized
he/she/it will have finalized
we will have finalized
you will have finalized
they will have finalized
Future perfect continuous
I will have been finalizing
you will have been finalizing
he/she/it will have been finalizing
we will have been finalizing
you will have been finalizing
they will have been finalizing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would finalize
you would finalize
he/she/it would finalize
we would finalize
you would finalize
they would finalize
Conditional continuous
I would be finalizing
you would be finalizing
he/she/it would be finalizing
we would be finalizing
you would be finalizing
they would be finalizing
Conditional perfect
I would have finalize
you would have finalize
he/she/it would have finalize
we would have finalize
you would have finalize
they would have finalize
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been finalizing
you would have been finalizing
he/she/it would have been finalizing
we would have been finalizing
you would have been finalizing
they would have been finalizing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you finalize
we let´s finalize
you finalize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to finalize
Past participle
finalized
Present Participle
finalizing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FINALIZE


analyse
ˈænəˌlaɪz
annalize
ˈænəˌlaɪz
canalise
ˈkænəˌlaɪz
criminalize
ˈkrɪmɪnəˌlaɪz
decriminalize
diːˈkrɪmənəˌlaɪz
externalize
ɪkˈstɜːnəˌlaɪz
institutionalise
ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪz
institutionalize
ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪz
internalize
ɪnˈtɜːnəˌlaɪz
internationalize
ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəˌlaɪz
marginalize
ˈmɑːdʒɪnəˌlaɪz
nationalize
ˈnæʃənəˌlaɪz
penalize
ˈpiːnəˌlaɪz
personalize
ˈpɜːsənəˌlaɪz
professionalize
prəˈfɛʃənəˌlaɪz
psychoanalyse
ˌsaɪkəʊˈænəˌlaɪz
rationalise
ˈræʃənəˌlaɪz
rationalize
ˈræʃənəˌlaɪz
sensationalize
sɛnˈseɪʃənəˌlaɪz
signalize
ˈsɪɡnəˌlaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FINALIZE

final edition
final examinations
Final Four
final notice
Final Solution
final whistle
final-salary
finale
finalis
finalisation
finalise
finalism
finalist
finalistic
finalities
finality
finalization
finalizer
finally
finals

WORDS THAT END LIKE FINALIZE

Belize
capitalize
contextualize
crystalize
demoralize
generalize
idealize
immortalize
initialize
legalize
localize
materialize
naturalize
neutralize
normalize
realize
revitalize
socialize
specialize
vandalize
visualize

Synonyms and antonyms of finalize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FINALIZE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «finalize» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of finalize

Translation of «finalize» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FINALIZE

Find out the translation of finalize to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of finalize from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «finalize» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

定案
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ultimar
570 millions of speakers

English

finalize
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंतिम रूप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يُنْهي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

завершать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

finalizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পাকা করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

finaliser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memuktamadkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

beenden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

決定的にする
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마무리하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Finalize
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hoàn tất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இறுதி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंतिम रूप द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sonuçlandırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ultimare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sfinalizować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

закінчити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a finaliza
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οριστικοποιώ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

finaliseer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slutföra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avslutte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of finalize

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FINALIZE»

The term «finalize» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.899 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FINALIZE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about finalize

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «FINALIZE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word finalize.
1
Lincoln Diaz-Balart
To finalize, the purpose of an election is to hear the will of the people, not to fabricate votes.
2
Steven Michael Quezada
I've been doing a late-night talk show out here in New Mexico now, 'The After After Party.' We're going to finalize a deal to be in 50 million homes. How blessed can I be, man?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FINALIZE»

Discover the use of finalize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to finalize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Before You Finalize the Adoption - The Pre-Adoption Workbook
Based on personal experience, Vrooman developed this workbook to guide parents through the adoption process to ensure they are knowledgeable and informed.
Joyce Vrooman, 2009
2
Effective Java
You should finalize the subclass in a try block and invoke the superclass finalizer in the corresponding finally block. This ensures that the superclass finalizer gets executed even if the subclass finalization throws an exception and vice versa.
Joshua Bloch, 2008
3
Net Common Language Runtime Unleashed
CHAPTER 10 If certain objects still do not have their Finalize methods called when it comes time for the application to shut down, their Finalize methods are ignored. This allows an application to shut down quickly and not be held up by ...
Kevin R. Burton, 2002
4
NET Gotchas: 75 Ways to Improve Your C# and VB.NET Programs
The CLR is responsible for reclaiming memory; your object's Finalize( ) method releases unmanaged resources. This appears reasonable and straightforward, but a number of practical issues surface during development. This chapter focuses ...
Venkat Subramaniam, 2005
5
Programming Visual Basic 2008: Build .NET 3.5 Applications ...
NET calls a special method named Finalize, if present, to perform any final cleanup before removing the instance from memory. Finalize is implemented as a Protected method of the base System.Object class; you must override this method in ...
Tim Patrick, 2008
6
NET Programming: A Practical Guide Using C#
Finalize ( ) ) Note that in the generated code, the compiler also inserts logic to invoke the base (parent class) type's Finalize method. The compiler does not let you call base type's Finalize method directly. Implementing a destructor is the only ...
Pradeep Kumar Tapadiya, 2002
7
Pro C# 2010 and the .NET 4 Platform
Suppose you have created a new C# Console Application named SimpleFinalize and inserted a class named MyResourceWrapper that uses an unmanaged resource (whatever that may be) and you want to override Finalize(). The odd thing ...
Andrew Troelsen, 2010
8
The Power of C#
When that happens, the garbage collector will see that the type has a Finalize method and will call the method, causing "In Finalize" to appear in the console window and reclaiming the memory block used by this object. Many developers who ...
Rajiv Parida, 2008
9
Professional VB 2005
The GC doesn't actually run Finalize methods. When the GC finds a Finalize method, it queues the object up for the finalizer to execute the object's method. This means that an object is not cleaned up during the current GC pass. Because of ...
Bill Evjen, 2006
10
Programming .NET Components: Design and Build .NET ...
When you implement Finalize(), it's important to call your base class's Finalize() method as well, to give the base class a chance to perform its cleanup: protected void Finalize() { /* Object cleanup here */ base.Finalize(); } Note that the ...
Juval Lowy, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FINALIZE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term finalize is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Heat sign Amar'e Stoudemire to 1-year deal; finalize Wade's contract
Wade signed his $20 million, one-year contract Friday to stay with the Miami Heat, that deal -- agreed to last week -- getting closed around the ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
2
Burlington, Uber finalize agreement
Burlington and Uber have signed an agreement to allow the ride-hailing service to temporarily operate in the city and at the airport. The city ... «BurlingtonFreePress.com, Jul 15»
3
UN Envoy de Mistura Aims to Finalize Proposals on Syria by End of …
UN envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura said he intended to finalize proposals on a way to support Syrian parties in their search for a political ... «Sputnik International, Jul 15»
4
Orioles finalize rotation plans for weekend series vs. Nationals
(12:38 am ET) Tigers starter Justin Verlander lasted a season-high 7 2/3 innings, but a seven-run Minnesota rally against the bullpen cost him a ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
5
San Antonio Spurs Close To Finalize Deal For Boban Marjanovic
The San Antonio Spurs have had a successful offseason so far and even though the team is quite stronger after the signing of LaMarcus ... «VAVEL.com, Jul 15»
6
Joint press release reads Ukraine, creditors want to finalize terms of …
'The parties reiterated their common aim to finalize the terms of Ukraine's debt operation as soon as possible,' reads a joint press release of the ... «Kyiv Post, Jul 15»
7
Kerry: 'We will not rush' to finalize Iran deal
Secretary of State John Kerry maintained Thursday that U.S. negotiators are hard at work on finalizing a deal to limit Iran's nuclear capacity, but ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
8
JJ Barea, Charlie Villanueva finalize deals with Dallas Mavericks
The Mavericks also still need to finalize details with Richard Jefferson, Jeremy Evans and first-round draft pick Justin Anderson, whose salary ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
9
Greece racing to finalize reforms and remain in euro - AOL.com
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government is racing to finalize a plan of reforms for its third bailout, hoping this time the proposal will meet ... «AOL News, Jul 15»
10
Hawks officially re-sign Millsap, finalize deal for Splitter
ATLANTA (AP) - Paul Millsap didn't need long to decide whether he should return to Atlanta or leave for Orlando. He believes the Hawks offer a ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»

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