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last word

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. last wordnoun

    the final statement in a verbal argument

    "she always gets the last word"

  2. last wordnoun

    an authoritative statement

    "my doctor has the last word on the medicines I take"

  3. chic, chicness, chichi, modishness, smartness, stylishness, swank, last wordnoun

    elegance by virtue of being fashionable


  1. last wordnoun

    The finest, highest, or ultimate representative of some class of objects.

  2. last wordnoun

    Concluding remarks or comments

  3. last wordnoun

    the final statement uttered by a person before death.

  4. last wordnoun

    A final decision, or the right to make such a decision.


  1. last word

    The last word refers to the final remark, comment, or input in a discussion, argument, or situation. It symbolizes the end of a conversational turn and typically signifies a sense of authority or finality. The phrase can also refer to the ultimate or most recent information about something. In a literal sense, it can mean the final word in a sentence or text.


  1. Last Word

    Last Word is an obituary BBC radio series broadcast weekly on Radio 4. Each week the lives of several famous people who have recently died are summarised with narration, and interviews with people who knew them. The programme is presented by Matthew Bannister.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of last word in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of last word in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of last word in a Sentence

  1. Nathan Freed Wessler:

    The Fourth Circuit's decision is not the last word on this issue.

  2. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Vandals listen only when others are stronger. If vandals are equal or stronger, their word is the last word.

  3. Vicki Lawrence:

    I texted Carol Burnett and said, ‘ This just sucks. I hate this. It’s just horrible to see the people you love so much go away, ’ carol Burnett wrote back and said, ‘ I know, I know. I spoke to Betty’s assistant, who was with her when she passed, and she said the very last word out of her mouth was ‘ Allen Ludden,'.

  4. Vytenis Andriukaitis:

    Under the EU law, the last word belongs to the ECHA.

  5. Black Christians:

    God talked me through The Cross, you look suffering right in you eye and say,' You may get me, but you're not going to have the last word.'.

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  • hinstu orð, síðustu orð, síðasta orðiðIcelandic
  • non plus ultra, l'ultima parolaItalian
  • после́днее сло́воRussian

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