final


final
fi·nal adj
1: ending a court action or proceeding leaving nothing further to be determined by the court or to be done except execution of the judgment but not precluding appeal
— used of an order, decision, judgment, decree, determination, or sentence see also finality, final judgment rule compare interlocutory
2: being a decision that precludes the right to appeal or to continue a case in any other court upon the merits: as
a: being a decision for which availability of appeal has been exhausted and concerning which a writ of certiorari has been denied or the time to petition for certiorari has expired
b: being a decision of the Supreme Court of the U.S. that terminates the litigation between parties on the merits and leaves nothing for the lower court to do in case of an affirmance except to execute the judgment
3: being the last in a series, process, or progress
a final payment

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

final
I adjective closing, completing, concluding, conclusive, conclusory, crowning, decisive, definitive, determinative, end, ending, extreme, extremus, finishing, irrevocable, last, rearmost, supreme, terminal, terminating, terminational, terminative, ultimate, ultimus, unappealable, without appeal associated concepts: final accounting, final adjudication, final and conclusive, final award, final conviction, final decision, final decree, final determination, final disposition, final finding, final hearing, final judgment, final offer, final order, final settlement, final submission II index absolute (complete), absolute (conclusive), binding, categorical, certain (positive), complete (ended), conclusive (determinative), conclusive (settled), crucial, decisive, definitive, determinative, extreme (last), inappealable, irrevocable, last (final), peremptory (absolute), positive (incontestable), ultimate

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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