What is another word for finalists?

Pronunciation: [fˈa͡ɪnəlˌɪsts] (IPA)

Finalists are individuals or teams who have made it to the last stage of a competition or selection process. Synonyms for the word "finalists" include contenders, competitors, runners-up, peers, rivals, challengers, aspirants, finalists, and entrants. These words are used interchangeably to describe individuals or groups who are competing or vying for something, whether it be a title, prize, or recognition. The use of synonyms can be helpful to avoid repetitive language and can provide a more diverse and precise description of those who have made it to the final round. Whatever word you choose to use, finalists are those who have come closest to achieving their goal and are to be commended for their efforts.

What are the hypernyms for Finalists?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Finalists

The concluding part of the programme was to be held on 5th June where the finalists would give their speeches and the winners of all the competitions would be given their prizes.
"Free from School"
Rahul Alvares
Semi-finalists for the English Cup in '78. '79, corrected the elder sub-editor.
"The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories"
Arnold Bennett
We might add that, beside the materiality of the collection, there must be a plan on which the artist worked; and then we should be expressing ourselves as finalists.
"Creative Evolution"
Henri Bergson

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