Definitions of last

The word "last" uses 4 letters: alst.

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3d pers. sing. pres. - of Last, to endure, contracted from lasteth. 2

a. - Being after all the others, similarly classed or considered, in time, place, or order of succession; following all the rest; final; hindmost; farthest; as, the last year of a century; the last man in a line of soldiers; the last page in a book; his last chance. 2

a. - Next before the present; as, I saw him last week. 2

a. - Supreme; highest in degree; utmost. 2

a. - Lowest in rank or degree; as, the last prize. 2

a. - Farthest of all from a given quality, character, or condition; most unlikely; having least fitness; as, he is the last person to be accused of theft. 2

a. - At a time or on an occasion which is the latest of all those spoken of or which have occurred; the last time; as, I saw him last in New York. 2

a. - In conclusion; finally. 2

a. - At a time next preceding the present time. 2

v. i. - To continue in time; to endure; to remain in existence. 2

v. i. - To endure use, or continue in existence, without impairment or exhaustion; as, this cloth lasts better than that; the fuel will last through the winter. 2

v. i. - A wooden block shaped like the human foot, on which boots and shoes are formed. 2

v. t. - To shape with a last; to fasten or fit to a last; to place smoothly on a last; as, to last a boot. 2

n. - A load; a heavy burden; hence, a certain weight or measure, generally estimated at 4,000 lbs., but varying for different articles and in different countries. In England, a last of codfish, white herrings, meal, or ashes, is twelve barrels; a last of corn, ten quarters, or eighty bushels, in some parts of England, twenty-one quarters; of gunpowder, twenty-four barrels, each containing 100 lbs; of red herrings, twenty cades, or 20,000; of hides, twelve dozen; of leather, twenty dickers; of pitch and tar, fourteen barrels; of wool, twelve sacks; of flax or feathers, 1,700 lbs. 2

n. - The burden of a ship; a cargo. 2

Direct anagrams of last:

alts5 lats5 salt5 slat5

Words formed by adding one letter before or after last (in bold), or to alst in any order:


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