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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

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(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
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(noun) a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
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(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

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(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

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(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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