finalise etymology

English word finalise comes from English final, English -ise

Detailed word origin of finalise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
final English (eng) (North America) A final examination; a test or examination given at the end of a term or class; the test that concludes a class.. (music) The tonic or keynote of a Gregorian mode, and hence the final note of any conventional melody played in that mode.. (phonology) The final part of a syllable, the combination of medial and rime in phonetics and phonology.. (sports) The last round, game or [...]
-ise English (eng) Used in certain words; see the usage notes. Suffix used in loanwords from French to form abstract nouns of quality or function.
finalise English (eng)

Words with the same origin as finalise

Descendants of -ise
annalise apologist authorise categorise characterise familiarise fertilise industrialisation legalise magnetisation materialise moisturiser nationalisation pressurise privatisation publicise revitalise revolutionise socialise summarise terrorise vandalism vaporise visualise