What is the difference between finally and eventually?
Finally is a synonym of eventually.
As adverbs the difference between finally and eventually
is that finally
is at the end or conclusion; ultimately while eventually
is in the end.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
At the end or conclusion; ultimately.
(sequence) To finish (with); lastly.
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(manner) Definitively, comprehensively.
* at length
* at last
* (ultimately) initially
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