Finally vs Definitely - What's the difference?

finally | definitely |


As adverbs the difference between finally and definitely

is that finally is at the end or conclusion; ultimately while definitely is without question and beyond doubt.

finally

English

Adverb

(-)
  • At the end or conclusion; ultimately.
  • (sequence) To finish (with); lastly.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=2 , passage=I had occasion […] to make a somewhat long business trip to Chicago, and on my return […] I found Farrar awaiting me in the railway station. He smiled his wonted fraction by way of greeting, […], and finally leading me to his buggy, turned and drove out of town.}}
  • (manner) Definitively, comprehensively.
  • Synonyms

    * at length * at last * endly

    Antonyms

    * (ultimately) initially

    definitely

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Without question and beyond doubt.
  • The mother definitely has love for her child.
  • In a definite manner; decisively.
  • * Nikolai Gogol, The Nose (in translation)
  • And the Nose definitely turned away.