1. The temporal end;
    The concluding time (synset 115292365)
    "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. The last or lowest in an ordering or series (synset 113872345)
    "he was the last to leave"; "he finished an inglorious last"
  3. A person's dying act;
    The final thing a person can do (synset 101267160)
    "he breathed his last"
  4. The time at which life ends;
    Continuing until dead (synset 115168236)
    "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
  5. A unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds (synset 113740283)
  6. A unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels (synset 113639461)
  7. The final stage or concluding parts of an event or occurrence (synset 107306517)
    "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
  8. Holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes (synset 103649846)
  1. Most recently (synset 400066148)
    "I saw him last in London"
  2. The item at the end (synset 400066222)
    "last, I'll discuss family values"
  1. Immediately past (synset 301734561)
    "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we read"
  2. Coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining (synset 301016876)
    "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"
  3. Occurring at or forming an end or termination (synset 301013868)
    "his concluding words came as a surprise"; "the final chapter"; "the last days of the dinosaurs"; "terminal leave"
  4. Most unlikely or unsuitable (synset 301415749)
    "the last person we would have suspected"; "the last man they would have chosen for the job"
  5. Occurring at the time of death (synset 300004295)
    "his last words"; "the last rites"
  6. Conclusive in a process or progression (synset 301583536)
    "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
  7. Highest in extent or degree (synset 301214767)
    "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one be determined individually"
  8. Not to be altered or undone (synset 300350996)
    "the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say"
  9. Lowest in rank or importance (synset 300231668)
    "last prize"; "in last place"
  1. Persist for a specified period of time (synset 202710788)
    "The bad weather lasted for three days"
  2. Continue to live and avoid dying (synset 202624202)
    "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?"; "One crash victim died, the other lived"

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