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    last - Dictionary definition and meaning for word last

    Definition
    (noun) the temporal end; the concluding time
    Example Sentence
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
    Definition
    (noun) the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    Example Sentence
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last
    Definition
    (noun) a person's dying act; the final thing a person can do
    Example Sentence
    • he breathed his last
    Definition
    (noun) the time at which life ends; continuing until dead
    Synonyms : death
    Example Sentence
    • she stayed until his death
    • a struggle to the last
    Definition
    (noun) a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds Definition
    (noun) a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels Definition
    (noun) the concluding parts of an event or occurrence
    Synonyms : end , final stage
    Example Sentence
    • the end was exciting
    • I had to miss the last of the movie
    Definition
    (noun) holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes Definition
    (verb) persist for a specified period of time
    Synonyms : endure
    Example Sentence
    • The bad weather lasted for three days
    Definition
    (verb) continue to live through hardship or adversity
    Synonyms : endure , go , hold out , hold up , live , live on , survive
    Example Sentence
    • We went without water and food for 3 days
    • These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
    • The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
    • how long can a person last without food and water?
    Definition
    (adj) immediately past
    Example Sentence
    • last Thursday
    • the last chapter we read
    Definition
    (adj) coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining
    Example Sentence
    • the last time I saw Paris
    • the last day of the month
    • had the last word
    • waited until the last minute
    • he raised his voice in a last supreme call
    • the last game of the season
    • down to his last nickel
    Definition
    (adj) occurring at or forming an end or termination
    Synonyms : concluding , final , terminal
    Example Sentence
    • his concluding words came as a surprise
    • the final chapter
    • the last days of the dinosaurs
    • terminal leave
    Definition
    (adj) most unlikely or unsuitable
    Example Sentence
    • the last person we would have suspected
    • the last man they would have chosen for the job
    Definition
    (adj) occurring at the time of death
    Example Sentence
    • his last words
    • the last rites
    Definition
    (adj) conclusive in a process or progression
    Synonyms : final , net
    Example Sentence
    • the final answer
    • a last resort
    • the net result
    Definition
    (adj) highest in extent or degree
    Synonyms : utmost
    Example Sentence
    • to the last measure of human endurance
    • whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually
    Definition
    (adj) not to be altered or undone
    Synonyms : final
    Example Sentence
    • the judge's decision is final
    • the arbiter will have the last say
    Definition
    (adj) lowest in rank or importance
    Synonyms : last-place , lowest
    Example Sentence
    • last prize
    • in last place
    Definition
    (adv) most_recently
    Example Sentence
    • I saw him last in London
    Definition
    (adv) the item at the end
    Synonyms : finally , in conclusion , lastly
    Example Sentence
    • last, I'll discuss family values
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