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  Definition of Last
  1. a person''s dying act; the last thing a person can do; "he breathed his last"
  2. holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes
  3. the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
  4. a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
  5. a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
  6. the last or lowest in an ordering or series; "he was the last to leave"; "he finished an inglorious last"
  7. the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
  8. the temporal end; the concluding time; "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"
  9. continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"
  10. persist or be long; in time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
  11. occurring at the time of death; "his last words"; "the last rites"
  12. lowest in rank or importance; "last prize"; "in last place"
  13. not to be altered or undone; "the judge''s decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say"
  14. in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style; "wears only the latest style"; "the last thing in swimwear"; "knows the newest dances"; "cutting-edge technology"; "a with-it boutique"
  15. occurring at or forming an end or termination; "his concluding words came as a surprise"; "the final chapter"; "the last days of the dinosaurs"; "terminal leave"
  16. coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining; "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
  17. highest in extent or degree; "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"
  18. most unlikely or unsuitable; "the last person we would have suspected"; "the last man they would have chosen for the job"
  19. conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
  20. more recently than any other time; "I saw him last in London"
  21. the item at the end; "last, I''ll discuss family values"
Similar Words: shoemaker's last, cobbler's last, end, final stage, death, stopping point, finale, finis, finish, conclusion, close, survive, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out, last-place, lowest, final, latest, newest, up-to-date, cutting-edge, with-it, concluding, terminal, utmost, net, most recently, lastly, in conclusion, finally


Hyponyms: endgame, end game, homestretch, passing, stand up, hold up, hold water, perennate, live out, run, run for, wear, hold out, endure, drag on, drag out


Grouped Verbs: be, live, exist, survive, subsist


Entailments: be, live


Derivational Morphology: end, terminate, stop, finish, cease, die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, conclude, close, fold, shut down, close down, complete, survival, endurance


Anagrams: slat, salt, SALT, lats


Language Translations:
Dutch: laatste   Finnish: viimeinen  
French: dernier   Hebrew: אחרון  
Hungarian: utolsó   Ido: lasta  
Italian: ultimo   Japanese: 最後  
Latin: ultimus   Maltese: l-aħħar  
Persian: آخر   Polish: ostatni  
Portuguese: último   Russian: последний  
Slovak: posledný   Slovene: poslednji  
Spanish: último   Swedish: sist  
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