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

    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

    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