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Antonyms for last
læst, lɑst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, close(noun)

    the temporal end; the concluding time

    "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"

    Antonyms:
    future, first, likely, opening, first-year, firstborn, premier(a), prototypical, prototypic, original, introductory, prime(a), premiere, prototypal, premier, low, alterable, initial, present(a), nascent, proximate, archetypal, best, basic, eldest, archetypical, freshman

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, termination, shoemaker's last, refinement, coating, closing, polish, coda, finish, culture, ending, end, cultivation, ratiocination, close, finishing, finis, finale, stopping point, closing curtain, goal, final stage, death, destination, decision, conclusion, determination

  2. last(noun)

    the last or lowest in an ordering or series

    "he was the last to leave"; "he finished an inglorious last"

    Antonyms:
    original, introductory, prototypal, opening, archetypical, premier, eldest, prototypic, premier(a), prime(a), present(a), nascent, initial, likely, freshman, proximate, basic, alterable, low, future, archetypal, premiere, best, first, firstborn, prototypical, first-year

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, finis, finale, stopping point, death, conclusion, close, shoemaker's last, end, finish, final stage

  3. last(noun)

    a person's dying act; the final thing a person can do

    "he breathed his last"

    Antonyms:
    nascent, premiere, likely, prototypical, premier, original, prototypic, freshman, proximate, prime(a), best, first, future, low, introductory, eldest, prototypal, premier(a), present(a), alterable, basic, initial, first-year, opening, archetypal, firstborn, archetypical

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, finis, finale, stopping point, death, conclusion, close, shoemaker's last, end, finish, final stage

  4. death, last(noun)

    the time at which life ends; continuing until dead

    "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"

    Antonyms:
    premiere, original, firstborn, prototypical, archetypal, eldest, likely, prototypic, premier(a), alterable, freshman, prototypal, best, prime(a), initial, first, nascent, archetypical, proximate, introductory, low, first-year, basic, future, premier, opening, present(a)

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, shoemaker's last, conclusion, finish, expiry, end, death, destruction, finis, stopping point, demise, dying, close, final stage, decease, finale

  5. last(noun)

    a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds

    Antonyms:
    prototypal, archetypical, first-year, likely, premier(a), prime(a), nascent, freshman, prototypical, premiere, low, present(a), opening, eldest, original, firstborn, first, archetypal, best, premier, future, introductory, prototypic, proximate, basic, alterable, initial

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, finis, finale, stopping point, death, conclusion, close, shoemaker's last, end, finish, final stage

  6. last(noun)

    a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels

    Antonyms:
    first, nascent, present(a), prime(a), proximate, opening, archetypical, initial, best, low, firstborn, original, prototypical, likely, first-year, premiere, freshman, premier(a), prototypic, basic, premier, alterable, future, archetypal, prototypal, eldest, introductory

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, finis, finale, stopping point, death, conclusion, close, shoemaker's last, end, finish, final stage

  7. end, last, final stage(noun)

    the concluding parts of an event or occurrence

    "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"

    Antonyms:
    prototypical, eldest, archetypal, best, freshman, firstborn, basic, original, alterable, low, prototypal, archetypical, future, prime(a), premier, opening, introductory, premier(a), likely, initial, nascent, premiere, present(a), first-year, proximate, prototypic, first

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, goal, remainder, shoemaker's last, terminal, conclusion, finish, ending, end, death, destruction, finis, stopping point, remnant, closing, close, final stage, oddment, finale

  8. last, shoemaker's last, cobbler's last(adj)

    holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes

    Antonyms:
    prototypical, present(a), prime(a), prototypic, archetypical, proximate, alterable, initial, archetypal, firstborn, freshman, premier, basic, prototypal, best, eldest, future, introductory, original, likely, premiere, opening, first, first-year, premier(a), nascent, low

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, finis, finale, stopping point, death, conclusion, close, shoemaker's last, end, finish, final stage

  9. last(a)(adj)

    immediately past

    "last Thursday"; "the last chapter we read"

    Antonyms:
    opening, archetypical, firstborn, prime(a), proximate, premiere, nascent, prototypical, premier(a), eldest, first, basic, archetypal, prototypic, premier, initial, introductory, freshman, original, likely, alterable, present(a), best, first-year, future, prototypal, low

  10. last(adj)

    coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining

    "the last time I saw Paris"; "the last day of the month"; "had the last word"; "waited until the last minute"; "he raised his voice in a last supreme call"; "the last game of the season"; "down to his last nickel"

    Antonyms:
    prime(a), best, firstborn, eldest, nascent, freshman, premier, prototypal, introductory, prototypical, low, present(a), premiere, initial, original, opening, prototypic, first, alterable, likely, archetypical, premier(a), first-year, basic, proximate, archetypal, future

    Synonyms:
    last-place, lowest, utmost, last(a), concluding, final, net, terminal

  11. concluding, final, last, terminal(adj)

    occurring at or forming an end or termination

    "his concluding words came as a surprise"; "the final chapter"; "the last days of the dinosaurs"; "terminal leave"

    Antonyms:
    prototypic, proximate, low, prototypical, prototypal, archetypal, likely, archetypical, future, opening, premier, prime(a), alterable, basic, eldest, premier(a), nascent, freshman, first, introductory, present(a), initial, firstborn, best, premiere, original, first-year

    Synonyms:
    last-place, lowest, utmost, last(a), concluding, final, net, terminal

  12. last(adj)

    most unlikely or unsuitable

    "the last person we would have suspected"; "the last man they would have chosen for the job"

    Antonyms:
    introductory, prime(a), prototypic, best, premiere, archetypical, nascent, future, first-year, firstborn, archetypal, proximate, opening, premier, alterable, prototypical, premier(a), present(a), first, freshman, eldest, likely, original, prototypal, initial, low, basic

    Synonyms:
    last-place, lowest, utmost, last(a), concluding, final, net, terminal

  13. last(adj)

    occurring at the time of death

    "his last words"; "the last rites"

    Antonyms:
    nascent, alterable, freshman, eldest, present(a), prototypal, archetypal, premier, low, first, prime(a), original, firstborn, premiere, basic, proximate, prototypic, archetypical, first-year, likely, prototypical, future, initial, premier(a), best, opening, introductory

    Synonyms:
    last-place, lowest, utmost, last(a), concluding, final, net, terminal

  14. final, last, net(adj)

    conclusive in a process or progression

    "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"

    Antonyms:
    freshman, prototypical, premier, likely, prime(a), future, first-year, basic, firstborn, initial, first, best, original, nascent, prototypic, opening, eldest, premier(a), low, present(a), prototypal, premiere, introductory, alterable, archetypal, archetypical, proximate

    Synonyms:
    last-place, lowest, utmost, last(a), nett, concluding, final, net, terminal

  15. last, utmost(adj)

    highest in extent or degree

    "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"

    Antonyms:
    prototypic, best, low, prime(a), opening, firstborn, premiere, prototypical, first, future, alterable, likely, original, premier, initial, nascent, introductory, proximate, premier(a), eldest, basic, archetypical, present(a), freshman, prototypal, archetypal, first-year

    Synonyms:
    last-place, terminal, utmost, uttermost, final, furthest, lowest, extreme, net, farthest, farthermost, last(a), utmost(a), furthermost, concluding, uttermost(a)

  16. final, last(adj)

    not to be altered or undone

    "the judge's decision is final"; "the arbiter will have the last say"

    Antonyms:
    premiere, archetypical, first-year, opening, firstborn, present(a), future, premier(a), original, prime(a), proximate, basic, first, prototypical, initial, alterable, likely, best, introductory, prototypal, archetypal, nascent, premier, prototypic, eldest, freshman, low

    Synonyms:
    last-place, lowest, utmost, last(a), concluding, final, net, terminal

  17. last, last-place, lowest(verb)

    lowest in rank or importance

    "last prize"; "in last place"

    Antonyms:
    premiere, freshman, low, proximate, best, initial, original, prime(a), introductory, opening, firstborn, prototypal, premier(a), archetypical, first, likely, first-year, present(a), prototypical, archetypal, nascent, premier, future, eldest, alterable, prototypic, basic

    Synonyms:
    last-place, lowest, utmost, last(a), concluding, final, net, terminal

  18. last, endure(verb)

    persist for a specified period of time

    "The bad weather lasted for three days"

    Antonyms:
    prime(a), prototypic, best, prototypical, nascent, likely, low, freshman, firstborn, alterable, introductory, eldest, original, present(a), future, premier, prototypal, premier(a), archetypical, opening, first, archetypal, initial, first-year, proximate, basic, premiere

    Synonyms:
    go, put up, live, hold out, stand, brave out, abide, support, hold up, persist, stomach, digest, suffer, live on, brook, prevail, stick out, tolerate, wear, endure, brave, survive, bear, run, weather, die hard

  19. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out(adverb)

    continue to live through hardship or adversity

    "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"

    Antonyms:
    premier(a), introductory, original, alterable, firstborn, premiere, first-year, first, prototypical, eldest, opening, prototypal, proximate, best, freshman, future, premier, archetypical, low, initial, prototypic, basic, archetypal, present(a), prime(a), nascent, likely

    Synonyms:
    subsist, perish, give way, hold out, run, endure, lead, experience, give out, conk out, operate, travel, hold, function, die, sustain, stretch forth, go away, weather, prevail, go, brave out, rifle, defy, persist, run low, stick up, plump, digest, stomach, hold water, break, pass away, drop dead, withstand, stretch out, tolerate, abide, blend in, run short, get going, locomote, pull through, be, come through, live, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, blend, stick out, brook, stand up, bear, fit, suffer, pull round, outlast, populate, inhabit, belong, dwell, give-up the ghost, go bad, survive, get, stand, expire, become, exist, live on, croak, move, choke, pop off, sound, make it, wear, extend, start, depart, decease, outlive, pass, proceed, break down, exit, conk, fail, buy the farm, detain, hold up, put out, know, brave, put up, exsert, snuff it, resist, support, die hard, stand firm, work, delay

  20. last(adverb)

    most_recently

    "I saw him last in London"

    Antonyms:
    original, initial, alterable, premiere, prime(a), proximate, archetypical, prototypal, eldest, freshman, low, premier, likely, future, introductory, firstborn, basic, best, nascent, first, premier(a), archetypal, first-year, prototypic, opening, prototypical, present(a)

    Synonyms:
    lastly, finally, in conclusion

  21. last, lastly, in conclusion, finally(adverb)

    the item at the end

    "last, I'll discuss family values"

    Antonyms:
    prime(a), low, prototypical, first, archetypical, archetypal, opening, original, alterable, initial, premiere, future, nascent, first-year, best, firstborn, proximate, likely, present(a), basic, premier, eldest, prototypic, prototypal, premier(a), introductory, freshman

    Synonyms:
    lastly, at last, eventually, ultimately, at long last, in conclusion, in the end, finally

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. last(v)

    Antonyms:
    cease, fail, fade, fly, wane, depart, disappear, terminate

    Synonyms:
    continue, remain, hold, endure, abide, live

  2. last(a)

    Antonyms:
    first, introductory, initiatory, opening, foremost, ensuing, highest, minor, next, nearest

    Synonyms:
    latest, ending, final, concluding, hindmost, past, extreme, lowest, remotest, ultimate

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. LAST

    Synonyms:
    Large atypical Spitzoid tumour

How to use last in a sentence?

  1. Tara Button:

    Love things that last

  2. Leo Durocher:

    Nice guys finish last.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    These last eight years…

  4. Francis Turner:

    I’m the last of my clan.

  5. Lasse Fridstroem:

    But perhaps it won't last.

How to pronounce last?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say last in sign language?

  1. last

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