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Definitions of last

  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
  2.   holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes
  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
  4.   the time at which life ends continuing until dead she stayed until his death a struggle to the last
  5.   the concluding parts of an event or occurrence the end was exciting I had to miss the last of the movie
  6.   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
  7.   be long in time
  8.   conclusive in a process or progression the final answer a last resort the net result
  9.   not to be altered or undone the judge's decision is final the arbiter will have the last say
  10.   the item at the end last I'll discuss family values
  11.   a person's dying act the last thing a person can do he breathed his last
  12.   British a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
  13.   a unit of weight equal to 4 000 pounds
  14.   the last or lowest in an ordering or series he was the last to leave he finished an inglorious last
  15.   more recently than any other time I saw him last in London
  16.   occurring at the time of death his last words the last rites
  17.   immediately past last Thursday the last chapter we read
  18.   more advanced in time or nearer to the end in a sequence these latter days the latter or last part of the book latter or later part of the 18th century
  19.   lowest in rank or importance last prize in last place
  20.   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
  21.   a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
  22.   persist or be long in time The bad weather lasted for three days
  23.   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
  24.   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
  25.   most unlikely or unsuitable the last person we would have suspected the last man they would have chosen for the job
  26.   Being after all the others similarly classed or considered in time place or order of succession following all the rest final hindmost farthest as the last year of a century the last man in a line of soldiers the last page in a book his last chance
  27.   Next before the present as I saw him last week
  28.   Supreme highest in degree utmost
  29.   Lowest in rank or degree as the last prize
  30.   Farthest of all from a given quality character or condition most unlikely having least fitness as he is the last person to be accused of theft
  31.   At a time or on an occasion which is the latest of all those spoken of or which have occurred the last time as I saw him last in New York
  32.   In conclusion finally
  33.   At a time next preceding the present time
  34.   To continue in time to endure to remain in existence
  35.   To endure use or continue in existence without impairment or exhaustion as this cloth lasts better than that the fuel will last through the winter
  36.   A wooden block shaped like the human foot on which boots and shoes are formed
  37.   To shape with a last to fasten or fit to a last to place smoothly on a last as to last a boot
  38.   A load a heavy burden hence a certain weight or measure generally estimated at 4 000 lbs but varying for different articles and in different countries In England a last of codfish white herrings meal or ashes is twelve barrels a last of corn ten quarters or eighty bushels in some parts of England twenty one quarters of gunpowder twenty four barrels each containing 100 lbs of red herrings twenty cades or 20 000 of hides twelve dozen of leather twenty dickers of pitch and tar fourteen barrels of wool twelve sacks of flax or feathers 1 700 lbs
  39.   The burden of a ship a cargo
  40.   Coming after all others in time place or order lowest utmost least likely
  41.   After all others on the final time or occasion at the end finally
  42.   To remain in existence or operation endure
  43.   A wooden tool for shaping boots and shoes the end
  44.   The end conclusion
  45.   A wooden mould of the foot on which boots and shoes are made
  46.   To fit with a last
  47.   To continue endure
  48.   A weight generally estimated at 4000 lbs but varying in different articles a ship's cargo
  49.   Latest coming after all the others final next before the present utmost meanest advs LAST LASTLY
  50.   Lastly
  51.   To remain in existence endure
  52.   Being at the end latest hindmost
  53.   A wooden form on which to make a boot or shoe
  54.   After all others finally
  55.   That comes after all the others latest hindmost next before the present utmost ultimate lowest meanest
  56.   The last time the time before the present in the end At last at the end To the last to the end
  57.   A load a cargo a certain weight or measure generally estimated at 4000 lb but varying in different articles
  58.   A mould of the human foot made of wood on which shoes are formed
  59.   To continue in time to endure to continue unimpaired to hold out
  60.   That comes after all the others in time place or order utmost final next before the present
  61.   A burden a certain weight or measure of variable amount
  62.   The form or model of the foot usually of wood on which boots and shoes are made
  63.   To perform the duty for which a thing is made to continue to remain unimpaired to hold out to endure

Quotes of last

  1. I wish it to be remembered that I was the last man of my tribe to surrender my rifle – Sitting Bull
  2. The war correspondent has his stake his life in his own hands and he can put it on this horse or that horse or he can put it back in his pocket at the very last minute – Robert Capa
  3. But with my last film Spider it was agony The money was always disappearing nobody got paid it was very difficult and it's very distracting from the process of making the movie of course So I think things have been getting harder and harder – David Cronenberg
  4. If I had to resign every time the Cabinet disagrees with me I could not last as a Defense Minister one week – Moshe Dayan
  5. I have relationships with people I'm working with based on our combined interest It doesn't make the relationship any less sincere but it does give it a focus that may not last beyond the experience – Harrison Ford
  6. The older painting well it does have an effect all at once I suppose but it's of a lesser intensity than a lot of the American work in the last ten or fifteen years – Donald Judd
  7. It was the first time she had visited me here in upstate New York It was the last time I saw her – Dennis Kozlowski
  8. For the last 50 years the federal government has taken out of the Gulf Coast $165 billion in taxes that came from oil and gas off of our coast that went to the federal Treasury to rebuild all places in America except the place that it came from – Mary Landrieu
  9. I have a four year old and I'm telling you we did Nickelodeon last night and he embarrassed me It was like one of those moments when I couldn't believe my kid is acting like this I just had to just like walk away from him because he was really pushing my buttons – Nia Long
  10. I used to have a great love for Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy the big boys of the last century – Norman MacCaig
  11. Tough guy Spike was always the funnest but I'm most proud of the more recent stuff the last season I think – James Marsters
  12. As hurricanes Katrina and Rita raged through the southeastern United States last summer much of America's energy infrastructure based in the Gulf of Mexico was damaged or destroyed causing gas prices to soar – Rick Renzi
  13. Now my eyes are turned from the South to the North and I want to lead one more Expedition This will be the last to the North Pole – Ernest Shackleton
  14. The only luck I had in my life was when I married you I knew it wouldn't last because I was too happy I knew they would not let me be happy – Eddie Slovik
  15. Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy The last term of the school -year is made of decades not of weeks and living through them is like waiting for the millennium – Booth Tarkington

Usage examples for last

  1. It had come at last – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  2. Ah there she is at last – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  3. What did I say to you that last day about coming from the end of the world – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  4. Last night verry long and tiresom ” – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  5. Then at last we shall know all about the diamonds ” – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  6. Well this is the last time – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose
  7. It was the last time – My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  8. It happened at last – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  9. Your letter at last came – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  10. And at last we came to the place – The Child of the Dawn by Arthur Christopher Benson
  11. Well it is the last time – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  12. And many that are first shall be last and the last first – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  13. And now at last she knew – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  14. It must at last be man to man – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  15. But I knowed it couldn't last – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  16. And that's the last I see of him – The Worlds of Joe Shannon by Frank M. Robinson
  17. It's the last day of Mrs Clarke's case – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  18. You are very good to see me he said at last – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  19. And we heard it last night – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  20. They got him at last of course – The Eel by Miriam Allen DeFord

Rhymes for last