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Definition of "lasts" []

  • Being, happening, or coming at the end or after all others (adjective)
  • Being or occurring just before the present; most recent (adjective)
  • Only remaining (adjective)
  • Most extreme; utmost (adjective)
  • Least suitable, appropriate, or likely (adjective)
  • Final or ultimate (adjective)
  • (capital) (adjective)
  • Inferior, unpleasant, or contemptible (adjective)
  • After all others; at or in the end (adverb)
  • Most recently (adverb)
  • (in combination) (adverb)
  • As the last or latest item (adverb)
  • One's last moments before death (noun)
  • The last thing a person can do (esp in the phrase breathe one's last) (noun)
  • The final appearance, mention, or occurrence (noun)
  • Plural form of last. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of last. (verb)

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Use "lasts" in a sentence
  • "By 2012 I would not be at all surprised to find Republican candidates for office in Wisconsin trying desperately to deny that they ever heard of Governor Walker, assuming his term lasts that long."
  • "In the case of "a joint work prepared by two or more authors who did not work for hire," the term lasts for 70 years after the last surviving author's death."
  • "The designation lasts two years and can be renewed."