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pronunciation:
laest
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, noun
phrases:
at last
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: coming after or finishing behind all others.
synonyms:
final, hindmost, rearmost
antonyms:
first, front, leading
similar words:
ultimate
definition 2: the most recent; latest.
last night
synonyms:
latest
antonyms:
next
similar words:
current, proximate, recent, up-to-date
definition 3: being the only one remaining.
This is your last chance.
synonyms:
final, ultimate
similar words:
terminal
definition 4: final or ultimate.
his last days
synonyms:
final, ultimate
antonyms:
early, initial, original, primary
similar words:
concluding, ending, net, terminal, terminating
definition 5: least in rank or importance.
synonyms:
inferior
antonyms:
first
similar words:
lowest, subordinate, subservient
definition 6: most authoritative.
She is the last word in fashion.
synonyms:
decisive
similar words:
controlling, dominant, final, governing, prevailing
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: after all others in sequence.
He appeared last on the program.
synonyms:
finally, lastly
antonyms:
first
definition 2: most recently in time.
When did you last see him?
similar words:
recently
definition 3: at the very end; lastly.
synonyms:
finally, lastly, ultimately
antonyms:
first, firstly
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person or thing that is last.
I was last in line for the movie.
synonyms:
final
antonyms:
first, lead
similar words:
end
definition 2: the final moment; conclusion.
He waited until the last to tell us.
synonyms:
conclusion, finish, termination, terminus
antonyms:
beginning
similar words:
cessation, consummation, denouement
definition 3: the final mention or sight.
I'm afraid this won't be the last of this troublemaker.
synonyms:
end
phrase: at last