Definition of lastly in English:



  • In the last place (used to introduce the last of a series of points or actions)

    ‘lastly, I would like to thank my parents’
    • ‘Mix in the orange purée and lastly add the teaspoon of baking powder.’
    • ‘I think lastly of my grandmother, who died about four years ago from cancer, again she never smoked a cigarette in her life.’
    • ‘The ground had to be dug over, dressed with some compost and lastly covered with the topsoil.’
    • ‘And lastly, wrong public policies and priorities complete the picture.’
    • ‘Spray against the mildew in March before the flowers open, again at fruit set and, lastly, two weeks later.’
    • ‘And, lastly, other hormonal changes may influence metabolic rate.’
    • ‘They employ also a great number of manufacturers and tradesmen, and lastly the class of laboring husbandmen.’
    • ‘And lastly, they thanked us for helping to show the world by our presence that it was possible to create a world where all worlds fit.’
    • ‘And lastly there is nothing the great British public likes more as a spectator sport than having a good look at someone else's disaster.’
    • ‘I'm going to refute Bruce in three easy steps, first with some history, second with some analogy, and lastly with a bit of philosophy.’
    • ‘And lastly, for some problem youngsters, cannabis is a gateway to other more sinister and dangerous drugs.’
    • ‘It started with a story, then a snippet of a theory, and lastly a poem.’
    • ‘And lastly, there are the fears that it simply cannot last.’
    • ‘And lastly, most women, even younger women, are still failing to take emotional ownership of their money.’
    • ‘The enzymes lastly help to clean the blood, and get all the gunk and necrotic tissue that the body's trying to get rid of through the bloodstream out.’
    • ‘It was followed by Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and, lastly, the United States of America.’
    • ‘Then plant and back fill, and lastly mulch well and water some more.’
    • ‘And lastly, take the French différence out of Montreal and you're left with any other boring city.’
    • ‘A fourth card is dealt face up, with another betting sequence, and lastly a fifth card up with the final bets.’
    • ‘And lastly, the state had a chance this time to actually see what the defendant presented as a defense.’
    finally, in conclusion, to conclude, in closing, to sum up, to end, in drawing things to a close, in winding up, last, ultimately, in fine, last but not least
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