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Definitions of last:
  • noun:   a person's dying act; the last thing a person can do
    Example: "He breathed his last"
  • noun:   holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes
  • noun:   a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
  • noun:   a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
  • noun:   the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    Example: "He was the last to leave"
  • noun:   the concluding parts of an event or occurrence
    Example: "I had to miss the last of the movie"
  • noun:   the time at which life ends; continuing until dead
    Example: "A struggle to the last"
  • noun:   the temporal end; the concluding time
  • verb:   persist or be long; in time
    Example: "The bad weather lasted for three days"
  • verb:   continue to live; endure or last
  • adjective:   highest in extent or degree
    Example: "To the last measure of human endurance"
  • adjective:   most unlikely or unsuitable
    Example: "The last person we would have suspected"
  • adjective:   occurring at the time of death
    Example: "His last words"
  • adjective:   lowest in rank or importance
    Example: "Last prize"
  • adjective:   coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining
    Example: "The last time I saw Paris"
  • adjective:   conclusive in a process or progression
    Example: "A last resort"
  • adjective:   not to be altered or undone
    Example: "The arbiter will have the last say"
  • adjective:   in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    Example: "The last thing in swimwear"
  • adjective:   occurring at or forming an end or termination
    Example: "The last days of the dinosaurs"
  • adverb:   more recently than any other time
    Example: "I saw him last in London"
  • adverb:   the item at the end
    Example: "Last, I'll discuss family values"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #33428)

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