last last  /ˈlæst/


  1. (n) the temporal end; the concluding time
  2. (n) the last or lowest in an ordering or series
  3. (n) a person's dying act; the final thing a person can do
  4. (n) the time at which life ends; continuing until dead
  5. (n) a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
  6. (n) a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
  7. (n) the concluding parts of an event or occurrence
  8. (n) holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes
  9. (v) persist for a specified period of time
  10. (v) continue to live through hardship or adversity
  11. (adj) immediately past
  12. (adj) coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining
  13. (adj) occurring at or forming an end or termination
  14. (adj) most unlikely or unsuitable
  15. (adj) occurring at the time of death
  16. (adj) conclusive in a process or progression
  17. (adj) highest in extent or degree
  18. (adj) not to be altered or undone
  19. (adj) lowest in rank or importance
  20. (adv) most_recently
  21. (adv) the item at the end


  1. In Berchtesgaden, last week, Gerhard Herrgesell, stenographer to Germany's Supreme Headquarters Staff, told PTI Cor respondent Perci-ual Knauth the story of the last.
  2. As the 78th Congress flickered to a finish, lame-duck Congressmen seized their last chance.
  3. I've been receiving a steady stream of favorable emails from Iranian-Americans regarding my appearance on Larry King last night.


  1. Last council meeting for mayor, two representatives

    It was an emotional City Council meeting and the last for a few of its members today. Former Mayor John Cook and representatives Steve Ortega and Susie Byrd were recognized Tuesday for their years of service to the city of El Paso. Each one received gifts from city staff that was presented during the meeting. Representative Emma Acosta handed Cook a guitar signed by city staff, thanking him for ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KFOX 14 El Paso

  2. Last bombing victim released from MGH

    BOSTON--The last of Mass. General's 31 bombing victims was discharged by his team of doctors on Wednesday.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: 7 News Boston

  3. 'The Last Of Us' Isn't A Game About Choices

    The Last of Us isn't a video game about player agency or compelling choices---it's about emotional involvement.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Forbes

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  1. "Standing over that last putt, I was probably as nervous as I've ever been over a putt in my life," he said. "The putt would have gone in a thimble."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: Seattle Times

  2. "Spain's style is the style of Barcelona," Cruyff told El Periodico. "Now, Spain is favourite to win the World Cup. Last night (Wednesday), that same Germany team that dazzled us against Argentina played football as it knows best; a football...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Johan Cruyff Source: SkySports

  3. "I think this announcement is as convincing an answer to the efforts undertaken by Tehran over the last few days as any we could provide," Clinton said at the Senate panel START treaty hearing today. "There are a number of unanswered...
    on May 18, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Politico (blog)

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