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Meaning of last

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: most_recently; "I saw him last in London"
      2: the item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values" [syn:
         {last}, {lastly}, {in conclusion}, {finally}]
      adj 1: immediately past; "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we
      2: 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" [ant: {first}]
      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" [syn:
         {concluding}, {final}, {last}, {terminal}]
      4: most unlikely or unsuitable; "the last person we would have
         suspected"; "the last man they would have chosen for the job"
      5: occurring at the time of death; "his last words"; "the last
      6: conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer";
         "a last resort"; "the net result" [syn: {final}, {last},
      7: 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" [syn:
         {last}, {utmost}]
      8: not to be altered or undone; "the judge's decision is final";
         "the arbiter will have the last say" [syn: {final}, {last}]
      9: lowest in rank or importance; "last prize"; "in last place"
         [syn: {last}, {last-place}, {lowest}]
      n 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" [syn: {stopping point}, {finale}, {finis},
           {finish}, {last}, {conclusion}, {close}]
      2: the last or lowest in an ordering or series; "he was the last
         to leave"; "he finished an inglorious last"
      3: a person's dying act; the final thing a person can do; "he
         breathed his last"
      4: the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she
         stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last" [syn:
         {death}, {last}]
      5: a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
      6: a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
      7: the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was
         exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie" [syn: {end},
         {last}, {final stage}]
      8: holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to
         fashion or repair shoes [syn: {last}, {shoemaker's last},
         {cobbler's last}]
      v 1: persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather
           lasted for three days" [syn: {last}, {endure}]
      2: 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?" [syn: {survive},
         {last}, {live}, {live on}, {go}, {endure}, {hold up}, {hold

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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