Associations to the word «Last»


LAST, adjective. Final, ultimate, coming after all others of its kind.
LAST, adjective. Most recent, latest, last so far.
LAST, adjective. Farthest of all from a given quality, character, or condition; most unlikely, or least preferable.
LAST, adjective. Being the only one remaining of its class.
LAST, adjective. Supreme; highest in degree; utmost.
LAST, adjective. Lowest in rank or degree.
LAST, adverb. Most recently.
LAST, adverb. (sequence) after everything else; finally
LAST, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To perform, carry out.
LAST, verb. (intransitive) To endure, continue over time.
LAST, verb. (intransitive) To hold out, continue undefeated or entire.
LAST, noun. A tool for shaping or preserving the shape of shoes.
LAST, verb. To shape with a last; to fasten or fit to a last; to place smoothly on a last.
LAST, noun. (obsolete) A burden; load; a cargo; freight.
LAST, noun. (obsolete) A measure of weight or quantity, varying in designation depending on the goods concerned.
LAST, noun. (obsolete) An old English (and Dutch) measure of the carrying capacity of a ship, equal to two tons.
LAST, noun. A load of some commodity with reference to its weight and commercial value.
LAST BURST OF FIRE, noun. (idiomatic) A final effort, a final attempt before stopping.
LAST BURSTS OF FIRE, noun. Plural of last burst of fire
LAST BUT NOT LEAST, adverb. An expression to start the last item of a list, emphasising that while it is listed last, it is just as important as the rest of the items.
LAST BUT ONE, adjective. (now) (chiefly UK) Penultimate, next to last, immediately preceding the end of a sequence, list, etc.
LAST CALL, noun. (UK) In a bar, the last announcement on which drinks can be purchased before the venue closes for the day.
LAST CAST, noun. The last throw of the dice or last effort, on which everything is gambled; the last chance.
LAST DITCH, adjective. A final attempt before quitting, often desperate
LAST EIGHT, noun. (sports) A quarterfinal; the players in a quarterfinal
LAST FOUR, noun. (sports) The semifinal.
LAST GASP, adjective. Alternative spelling of last-gasp
LAST HURRAH, noun. A final act (by a politician etc.) or performance (by an actor etc.) that marks the end of a career
LAST HURRAHS, noun. Plural of last hurrah
LAST IN FIRST OUT, adjective. (accounting) (computing) (business) Of or pertaining to any situation where the last to arrive is the first to go, or a data structure where the most recently added item is the first to be retrieved.
LAST JUDGMENT, proper noun. The judgment day; apocalypse.
LAST MEAL, noun. A final meal that a prisoner may choose before being executed
LAST MESSENGER, proper noun. (Islam) an epithet of Muhammad
LAST MILE, noun. (telecommunications) The portion of the infrastructure that carries communication signals from the main system to the end users' home or business.
LAST MINUTE, noun. (idiomatic) An arbitrary (non-specific) point in time, too close to a deadline to reasonably begin a critical task.
LAST MINUTE, adjective. (idiomatic) Very close to a deadline.
LAST NAME, noun. A surname.
LAST NAMES, noun. Plural of last name
LAST NIGHT, noun. (often used adverbially) The evening or night immediately before the present.
LAST NIGHT, adverb. During the previous day’s nighttime. During the night before today.
LAST OF THE BIG SPENDERS, noun. (idiomatic) (ironic) Someone who doesn't spend much money.
LAST ORDERS, noun. (British) A short period of time, which is usually announced by ringing a bell and is about 5 minutes long, just before a public house is no longer allowed to serve alcoholic beverages due to licensing laws.
LAST OUT, verb. (intransitive) To survive or endure
LAST POST, noun. (British and Canada) The sounding of a bugle, signalling the evening hour to bed down, also used at military funerals and remembrance services.
LAST POSTS, noun. Plural of last post
LAST PROPHET, proper noun. (Islam) an epithet of Muhammad
LAST QUARTER, noun. The waning lunar phase half way between full moon and new moon.
LAST RESORT, noun. (idiomatic) The only remaining, unwanted, option or choice.
LAST RESPECTS, noun. Final visit to a person nearing death, or to a person who has just died.
LAST RITES, noun. The catholic sacrament of Anointing of the Sick.
LAST SERMON, proper noun. Farewell Sermon
LAST SIXTEEN, noun. (sports) The round before the quarterfinal.
LAST STRAW, noun. (slang) A small addition to a burden which causes it to exceed the capacity.
LAST SUPPER, proper noun. (Christianity) The Passover meal that Jesus ate with his disciples on the night before his death.
LAST SUPPER, noun. An artistic representation of this event.
LAST THING, adverb. (idiomatic) late in the day
LAST THING ONE NEEDS, noun. (idiomatic) Something not wanted by someone, who is already burdened.
LAST THURSDAYISM, proper noun. (philosophy) (religion) the proposition that the universe began to exist last Thursday, with the appearance of age and history
LAST TIME, noun. The ultimate occurrence.
LAST TIME, noun. The previous occurrence.
LAST TIME, adverb. (Malaysian English) In the past; formerly.
LAST TRUMP, noun. The moment of God's final judgement on Earth.
LAST TRUMP, noun. (by extension) forever.
LAST WORD, noun. (idiomatic) (often preceded by the and followed by in) The finest, highest, or ultimate representative of some class of objects.
LAST WORD, noun. (idiomatic) Concluding remark; final observation, advice, or instructions.
LAST WORD, noun. (often pluralized) The final statement uttered by a person before death.
LAST WORD, noun. (idiomatic) A final decision, or the right to make such a decision.
LAST WORDS, noun. Plural of last word
LAST WORDS, noun. The final remarks uttered by a person before death.
LAST YEAR, adverb. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)

Dictionary definition

LAST, 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".
LAST, noun. The last or lowest in an ordering or series; "he was the last to leave"; "he finished an inglorious last".
LAST, noun. A person's dying act; the final thing a person can do; "he breathed his last".
LAST, noun. The time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last".
LAST, noun. A unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds.
LAST, noun. A unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels.
LAST, noun. The concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie".
LAST, noun. Holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes.
LAST, verb. Persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days".
LAST, verb. Continue to live through hardship or adversity; "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?".
LAST, adverb. Most_recently; "I saw him last in London".
LAST, adverb. The item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values".
LAST, adjective. Immediately past; "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we read".
LAST, adjective. 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".
LAST, adjective. 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".
LAST, adjective. Most unlikely or unsuitable; "the last person we would have suspected"; "the last man they would have chosen for the job".
LAST, adjective. Occurring at the time of death; "his last words"; "the last rites".
LAST, adjective. Conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result".
LAST, adjective. 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".
LAST, adjective. Not to be altered or undone; "the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say".
LAST, adjective. Lowest in rank or importance; "last prize"; "in last place".

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