Synonyms of last in English

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last1


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adjective

1‘the last woman in the queue’

SYNONYMS

rearmost, rear, hindmost, bringing up the rear, nearest the rear, at the end, furthest back, at the back, at the back of the queue, aftermost, endmost, furthest behind, final, ultimate, most remote, remotest, furthest, utmost, extreme

ANTONYMS

first, leading

2‘Rembrandt spent his last years in Amsterdam’

SYNONYMS

closing, concluding, final, ending, end, finishing, ultimate, terminal, terminating

valedictory

later, latter

ANTONYMS

early, initial

3‘I'd be the last person to say anything against him’

SYNONYMS

least likely, most unlikely, most improbable, most reluctant

least suitable, most unsuitable, most inappropriate, least appropriate, least wanted, least favourite

ANTONYMS

first, most likely

4‘he scored a hat-trick last year’

SYNONYMS

previous, preceding

latest, most recent

prior, former

ANTONYMS

next

5‘this was his last chance to prove it’

SYNONYMS

final, only remaining, only one left


adverb

1‘the candidate coming last is eliminated’

SYNONYMS

at the end, at the rear, in the rear, behind, after


noun

1‘the most important business was left to the last’

SYNONYMS

end, ending, finish, close, conclusion, completion, finale, termination

bitter end

ANTONYMS

beginning, opening


Synonyms of last in English

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last2


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verb

1‘the hearing is expected to last for a number of days’

SYNONYMS

continue, go on, carry on, keep on, keep going, run on, proceed, be prolonged

take

stay, remain, persist, endure

ANTONYMS

finish, end, stop

2‘she managed to last out until the end of the programme’

SYNONYMS

survive, endure, hold on, hold out, keep going, persevere, exist

informal stick it out, hang on, stay around, hack it

3‘the car is built to last’

SYNONYMS

endure, wear well, stand up, keep going, bear up

withstand, resist

informal go the distance

ANTONYMS

wear out


Synonyms of last in English

: last1last2last3

last3


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noun

1‘the iron lasts on which he mended our shoes’

SYNONYMS

mould, model, pattern, form, matrix

anvil

Northern English hobbing boot, hobbing foot


Phrases

    the last word

      1‘you'll marry my daughter over my dead body, and that's my last word’

      SYNONYMS

      final decision, summation, final statement, definitive statement, conclusive comment

      ultimatum

      2‘she turned, determined to leave having had the last word’

      SYNONYMS

      concluding remark, final remark, final say, closing statement, parting shot, Parthian shot

      3‘the spa is the last word in luxury and efficiency’

      SYNONYMS

      the best, the peak, the acme, the epitome, the quintessence, the most fashionable, the most up to date, the latest, the newest

      the pinnacle, the apex, the apogee, the cream, the ultimate, the height, the zenith, the utmost, the nonpareil, the crème de la crème, the ne plus ultra, the dernier cri, the beau idéal

      archaic

      the nonesuch

    at last

      ‘at last the storm died away’

      SYNONYMS

      finally, in the end, eventually, ultimately, at long last, after a long time, after a considerable time, in time, at the end of the day, in the fullness of time

      lastly, in conclusion