eventually vs finally what difference

what is difference between eventually and finally

English

Etymology

eventual +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪ.ˈvɛn.t͡ʃuː.ə.li/, /ɪ.ˈvɛn.t͡ʃʊ.li/, /ɪ.ˈvɛn.tjʊ.li/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪ.ˈvɛn.t͡ʃu.ə.li/, /ɪ.ˈvɛn.t͡ʃu.li/

Adverb

eventually (not comparable)

  1. In the end; at some later time, especially after a long time, a series of problems, struggles, delays or setbacks.
  2. (mathematics, of a sequence) For some tail; for all terms beyond some term; with only finitely many exceptions.

Synonyms

  • (sense, in the end) at last, finally, yet, ultimately, in the end

Translations

See also

  • frequently
  • one day
  • some day
  • sooner or later


English

Etymology

From Middle English finally, fynaly, fynally, fynaliche, fynalliche, equivalent to final +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfaɪ.nəl.i/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfaɪ.nl̩.i/, /ˈfaɪn.li/
  • Homophone: finely (some US dialects)

Adverb

finally (not comparable)

  1. At the end or conclusion; ultimately.
    Synonyms: eventually, in the end; see also Thesaurus:finally
    Antonym: initially
  2. (sequence) To finish (with); lastly (in the present).
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:finally.
    Synonyms: at last, at length, endly; see also Thesaurus:lastly
  3. (manner) Definitively, comprehensively.
    Synonyms: completely, thoroughly, totally; see also Thesaurus:completely

Translations


Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial