ETYM Old Eng. last, latst, contr. of latest, superl. of late; akin to os. lezt, lazt, last, Dutch laatst, German letzt. Related to Late, Latest.
1. Coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining.
2. Highest in extent or degree; SYN. utmost.
3. Lowest in rank or importance; SYN. last-place, lowest.
4. Most unlikely or unsuitable.
5. Occurring at the time of death.
1. To persist or continue
2. To be long; in time; SYN. endure.