Definition of finis
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Orthography ID = 1006250
1.
LEM
fīnis, fīnis
2 FID-
noun (f., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. that which divides, a boundary, limit, border
  2. a mark, starting-point, goal
  3. borders, territory, land, country
  4. [abl. with gen] up to, as far as
  5. [figuratively] a limit, bound
  6. an end, termination, close, conclusion, period, stop
Abbreviations
fīnis is, m (often f in sing., C., V., H., O.) 2 FID-, that which divides, a boundary, limit, border: loci: imperi, S.: haud procul Argivorum fine positis castris, L.: arbiter Nolanis de finibus: inter eos finīs, quos feci, L.

—A mark, starting-point, goal: finibus omnes Prosiluere suis, V.: trans finem iaculo expedito, H.: Solus superest in fine, at the goal, V.

—Borders, territory, land, country: iter in Santonum finīs facere, Cs.: his finibus eiectus sum, S.: alienos populari finīs, L.: Atlanteus, the remote land of Atlas, H.

—Abl. with gen, up to, as far as: matres pectoris fine prominentes, Cs.: Fine genūs succincta, O.

—Fig., a limit, bound: ingeni sui fines: finem aequitatis transire: finem potentia caeli Non habet, O.: sunt certi denique fines, H.: intra Naturae finīs vivere, H.

—An end, termination, close, conclusion, period, stop: finem iniuriis facturus, Cs.: orandi finem face, T.: scribendi: vitae: orationi finem facere: operum, H.: Imperium sine fine, everlasting, V.: Poscens sine fine Oscula, O.: usque ad eum finem, dum, etc., until the time when: quem ad finem sese iactabit audacia? till when?: quem ad finem? how long?

—An end, death: invidiam supremo fine domari, H.: quem tibi Finem di dederint, H.

—An end, extremity, highest point, greatest degree, summit: omnia: fines bonorum et malorum, i. e. supreme good and evil: honorum: aequi iuris, Ta.

—An end, purpose, aim, object: domūs finis est usus: Quae finis standi? V.
 
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