Meaning of last

Definition of last

(adj) immediately past; "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we read"
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"
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"
most unlikely or unsuitable; "the last person we would have suspected"; "the last man they would have chosen for the job"
occurring at the time of death; "his last words"; "the last rites"
conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
highest in extent or degree; "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one be determined individually"
not to be altered or undone; "the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say"
lowest in rank or importance; "last prize"; "in last place"
(adv) most recently; "I saw him last in London"
the item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values"
(noun) 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"
the last or lowest in an ordering or series; "he was the last to leave"; "he finished an inglorious last"
a person's dying act; the final thing a person can do; "he breathed his last"
the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
the final stage or concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
(verb) persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
continue to live and avoid dying; "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?" "One crash victim died, the other lived"

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