Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • At the end or conclusion; ultimately; at last; lastly: as, he finally submitted.
  • Completely; beyond recovery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb At the end or conclusion; ultimately; lastly.
  • adverb Completely; beyond recovery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb At the end or conclusion; ultimately.
  • adverb sequence To finish (with); lastly.
  • adverb manner Definitively, comprehensively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb as the end result of a succession or process
  • adverb after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay
  • adverb the item at the end

Etymologies

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final +‎ -ly

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