In the end.
* 2004 , , Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage ,
(mathematics, of a sequence) For some tail.
- It had taken nine years from the evening that Truman first showed up with a pie plate at her mother's door, but his dogged perseverance eventually won him the hand of his boyhood Sunday school crush.
* at last
* in the end
* sooner or later
(US) A final examination; a test or examination given at the end of a term or class; the test that concludes a class.
(sports) The last round, game or match in a contest, after which the winner is determined.
A contest that narrows a field of contestants (finalists) to ranked positions, usually in numbered places (1st place/prize, 2nd place/prize, etc.) or a winner and numbered runners-up (1st runner-up, etc.).
(phonology) The final part of a syllable, the combination of medial and rime in phonetics and phonology.
(music) The tonic or keynote of a Gregorian mode, and hence the final note of any conventional melody played in that mode.
*1671 , (John Milton), (Samson Agonistes)
*:Yet despair not of his final pardon.
Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.
(lb) Expressing purpose; as in the term final clause.
(lb) Word-final, occurring at the end of a word.
*:Thus, when he drew up instructions in lawyer language, he expressed the important words by an initial, a medial, or a final consonant, and made scratches for all the words between; his clerks, however, understood him very well.
* final cause