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Adjective last has 10 senses
  1. last - immediately past; "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we read"
    present (indirect, via future, past)
    Antonym: future (indirect, via past, present)
  2. last - 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"
    intermediate, gray, grey, halfway, in-between, mediate, middle, junior, third-year, next-to-last, second, sophomore, second-year, first, archetypal, archetypical, prototypal, prototypic, prototypical, basic, introductory, initial, firstborn, eldest, freshman, first-year, oldest, original, premiere, premier, prime
  3. concluding, final, last, terminal - 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"
    Antonym: opening (indirect, via closing)
  4. final, last, net - conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
    Antonym: proximate (indirect, via ultimate)
  5. last - most unlikely or unsuitable; "the last person we would have suspected"; "the last man they would have chosen for the job"
    likely (indirect, via unlikely)
  6. last - occurring at the time of death; "his last words"; "the last rites"
    aborning (indirect, via dying)
  7. final, last - not to be altered or undone; "the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say"
    Antonym: alterable (indirect, via unalterable)
  8. last, last-place, lowest - lowest in rank or importance; "last prize"; "in last place"
    Antonym: best (indirect, via worst)
  9. last, utmost - highest in extent or degree; "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"
    Antonym: low (indirect, via high)
  10. latest, last, newest, up-to-date, cutting-edge, with-it - in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style; "wears only the latest style"; "the last thing in swimwear"; "knows the newest dances"; "cutting-edge technology"; "a with-it boutique"
    Antonyms: unfashionable, unstylish (indirect, via fashionable)
Adverbial last has 2 senses
  1. last, most recently - more recently than any other time; "I saw him last in London"
  2. last, lastly, in conclusion, finally - the item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values"
    Derived from adjective last2
Noun last has 8 senses
  1. stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, close - 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"
    --1 is a kind of end, ending
  2. last - the last or lowest in an ordering or series; "he was the last to leave"; "he finished an inglorious last"
    --2 is a kind of
  3. last - a person's dying act; the last thing a person can do; "he breathed his last"
    --3 is a kind of
  4. death, last - the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
    --4 is a kind of end, ending
  5. last - a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
    --5 is a kind of
    weight unit, weight
  6. last - a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
    --6 is a kind of
    volume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unit
  7. end, last, final stage - the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
    --7 is a kind of ending, conclusion, finish
    --7 has particulars:
     endgame, end game; endgame, end game; homestretch; passing
  8. last, shoemaker's last, cobbler's last - holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes
    --8 is a kind of holding device
Verb last has 2 senses
  1. last, endure - persist or be long; in time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
    --1 is one way to measure
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out - continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"
    Sample sentence:
    The business is going to last
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