Complete Definition of "last"

see|Last
wikipedia|Last (disambiguation)
English

rank|under|same|take|136|last|here|thought|found

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) läst, /lÉËst/, /<tt>lA:st</tt>/
(General American|US) lÄst, /læst/, /<tt>l{st</tt>/

audio|en-us-last.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology 1
Old English latost

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. final|Final, ultimate, coming after all others of its kind.
  2. Most recent, latest, last so far.

Synonyms
sense|final at the end, caboose, final, tail end, terminal
sense|most recent latest, most recent

Translations
trans-top|Final
Czech: t|cs|poslední
Dutch: t-|nl|laatste, t+|nl|afgelopen
Finnish: t+|fi|viimeinen
French: t+|fr|dernier|m
Hebrew: t|he|××ר××|tr'aḥarón|scHebr
Hungarian: t+|hu|utolsó
Ido: lasta
Italian: t+|it|ultimo
Japanese: t+|ja|æå¾|trsaigo|scJpan, t|ja|æçµçãª|trsaisyÅ«tekina|scJpan, t-|ja|çµãã|trowari|scJpan
Latin: ultimus
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Maltese: l-aħħar
Persian: t+|fa|آخر|altآخÙر|trÄxær|scFAchar|xsPersian
Polish: t+|pl|ostatni
Portuguese: t+|pt|último
Russian: t+|ru|поÑледний|trposlédnij|scCyrl
Slovak: posledný
Slovene: poslednji, zadnji, konÄni
Spanish: t+|es|último
Swedish: t-|sv|sist
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trans-top|Most recent
Hebrew: t|he|שע×ר|trshe`avár|scHebr
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Swedish: t-|sv|förra
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Adverb
last

  1. after everything else
  2. finally

#: Last but not least

Synonyms
finally
lastly

Translations

Czech: nakonec (1,2)
French: en dernier (1), finalement
Japanese: æå¾ã« (saigoni), æçµçã« (saishÅ«tekini), çµããã« (owarini)
Slovak: naposledy (1), napokon (2)
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Slovene: poslednji m, zadnji m, konÄni m
Swedish: sist (1), slutligen (2), (Last but not least - sist men inte minst)

Etymology 2
Old English læstan|lÇ£stan, from Germanic *laisti-. Cognate with German leisten âyieldâ.

Verb
en-verb

  1. context|obsolete|transitive To perform, carry out.
  2. intransitive To endure, continue over time.

#: Summer seems to last longer each year.

  1. intransitive To hold out, continue undefeated or entire.

#: I don't know how much longer we can last without reinforcements.

Synonyms
continue
endure
survive

Antonyms
disintegrate
dissipate
fall apart
wear out

Translations
trans-top|endure, continue over time
Czech: t+|cs|trvat
Finnish: t+|fi|kestää
French: t+|fr|durer
Ido: durar
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Japanese: ç¶ã (tsuzuku)
Kurdish: KUchar|درÛÚ Ú©ÛشاÙ
Slovak: trvať
Slovene: trajati, obstati
Spanish: t-|es|durar
Swedish: vara, fortfara
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trans-top|to hold out
Czech: t-|cs|vydržet
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Etymology 3
OE. term|læste.

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. a tool for shaping or preserving the shape of shoes

#* 2006, Newman, Cathy, Every Shoe Tells a Story, National Geographic (September, 2006), 83,
#*: How is an in-your-face black leather thigh-high lace-up boot with a four-inch spike heel like a man's black calf lace-up oxford? They are both made on a last, the wood or plastic foot-shaped form that leather is stretched over and shaped to make a shoe.

Etymology 4
OE. term|hlæst.

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete An old English measure of weight, usually of wool, containing 12 sacks or 2184 pounds.

#* 1866, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 1, page 169,
#*: The last of wool is twelve sacks.

  1. obsolete An old English (and Dutch) measure of the carrying capacity of a ship, equal to two tons.

#* 1942 (1601), T D Mutch, ''The First Discovery of Australia'', page 14,
#*: The tonnage of the w:Duyfken|Duyfken of Harmensz's fleet is given as 25 and 30 lasten.

Translations
trans-top|An old English measure of weight
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trans-top|An old English and Dutch measure of the carrying capacity of a ship
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ttbc|Dutch: last
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Related terms
everlasting
lasting

Anagrams
slat


Danish

Noun
last

  1. load, burden

Category:Danish nouns


Dutch

Noun
last

  1. load, burden

Derived terms
belasten
belasting

Category:Dutch nouns


Old English

Etymology
Descended from Germanic, along with the feminine variant læst|lÇ£st. Cognate with Middle Dutch leest (Dutch leest), Old High German leist (German Leiste), Old Norse leist-r âfoot, sockâ (Swedish, Danish läst).

Pronunciation
IPA|/la:st/

Noun
lÄst m (p: lÄstas)

  1. footstep, track

Related terms
læstan|lǣstan

Category:Old English nouns


Slovene

Etymology
Common Slavic volst

Noun
last f

  1. property

Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-last.ogg|audio

Noun
last
sv-noun-reg-er

  1. cargo
  2. habit which is difficult to get rid of.

#: Rökning var hans enda last

See also
lasta (1)
lastbil (1)
vana (2)
ovana (2)

Category:200 English basic words

ar:last
et:last
fa:last
fr:last
io:last
it:last
kk:last
ku:last
hu:last
ja:last
pl:last
pt:last
ru:last
simple:last
fi:last
sv:last
ta:last
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tr:last
uk:last
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