Definition of finalize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

finalize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they finalize
BrE BrE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it finalizes
BrE BrE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple finalized
BrE BrE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪzd//
 
past participle finalized
BrE BrE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form finalizing
BrE BrE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪnəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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finalize something to complete the last part of a plan, trip, project, etc. to finalize your plans/arrangements They met to finalize the terms of the treaty. to finalize a deal/transaction/sale
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: finalize