1: immediately past; "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we read" [syn: last(a)]
2: 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 of the season"; "down to his last nickel" [ant: intermediate, first]
3: 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" [syn: concluding, final, terminal]
4: conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result" [syn: final, net]
5: most unlikely or unsuitable; "the last person we would have suspected"; "the last man they would have chosen for the job"
6: occurring at the time of death; "his last words"; "the last rites"
7: not to be altered or undone; "the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say" [syn: final]
8: lowest in rank or importance; "last prize"; "in last place" [syn: last-place, lowest]
9: 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" [syn: utmost]
10: 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" [syn: latest, newest, up-to-date, cutting-edge, with-it]
1: 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" [syn: stopping point, finale, finis, finish, conclusion, close]
2: the last or lowest in an ordering or series; "he was the last to leave"; "he finished an inglorious last"
3: a person's dying act; the last thing a person can do; "he breathed his last"
4: the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last" [syn: death]
5: a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
6: a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
7: the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie" [syn: end, final stage]
8: holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes [syn: shoemaker's last, cobbler's last]
1: more recently than any other time; "I saw him last in London" [syn: most recently]
2: the item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values" [syn: lastly, in conclusion, finally]
1: persist or be long; in time; "The bad weather lasted for three days" [syn: endure]
2: 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" [syn: survive, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out]
Adjacent words: Lassa fever | Lassa virus | Lassen Volcanic National Park | lassie | lassitude | Lasso | lassoes | last | last but not least | Last Day | Last Frontier | last gasp | last half | last hurrah | last in first out | Last Judgement