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Definition

[n] a person's dying act; the last thing a person can do; "he breathed his last"
[n] holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes
[n] the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
[n] (British) a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
[n] a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
[n] the last or lowest in an ordering or series; "he was the last to leave"; "he finished an inglorious last"
[n] the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
[n] 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"
[adv] more recently than any other time; "I saw him last in London"
[adv] the item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values"
[adj] occurring at the time of death; "his last words"; "the last rites"
[adj] lowest in rank or importance; "last prize"; "in last place"
[adj] not to be altered or undone; "the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say"
[adj] in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style; "wears only the latest style"; "the last thing in swimwear"; "knows the newest dances"; "up-to-date technology"
[adj] 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"
[adj] 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"
[adj] 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"
[adj] most unlikely or unsuitable; "the last person we would have suspected"; "the last man they would have chosen for the job"
[adj] conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
[v] 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"
[v] persist or continue; "The rains lasted four days"
[v] be long; in time


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Antonyms

first, intermediate