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1. resort

verb. ['rɪˈzɔrt, riːˈzɔrt, riːˈsɔrt'] have recourse to.

Synonyms

  • recur
  • utilize
  • employ
  • fall back
  • utilise
  • apply

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • nonworker
  • disservice
  • act

Etymology

  • re- (English)
  • resorten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • resortir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sort (English)
  • sorte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Last Resort

  • underreport
  • transport
  • misreport
  • teleport
  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • extort
  • distort
  • contort
  • consort
  • comport
  • support
  • report
  • purport
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • laporte
  • laforte
  • import
  • exhort
  • escort
  • deport
  • cavort
  • athwart
  • zwart
  • thwart

Example sentences of the word last-resort


1. Noun Phrase
* Only shut down a computer by removing the plug from the wall as a last resort.

2. Noun Phrase
However, if you really want them gone, chemicals should be a last resort.

3. Noun Phrase
Try cigarette ash as a last resort.

4. Noun Phrase
Trapping can be time-consuming, but is worth trying as a last resort.

2. last

adjective. ['ˈlæst'] immediately past.

Antonyms

  • present

Etymology

  • hlæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • latost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. last

adjective. ['ˈlæst'] coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining.

Synonyms

  • ultimate
  • senior
  • sunset

Antonyms

  • change
  • miss
  • differ
  • disagree

Etymology

  • hlæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • latost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. last

adjective. ['ˈlæst'] occurring at or forming an end or termination.

Synonyms

  • final
  • concluding
  • closing

Antonyms

  • suffer
  • converge
  • be well
  • agree

Etymology

  • hlæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • latost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. last

verb. ['ˈlæst'] persist for a specified period of time.

Synonyms

  • drag on
  • drag out
  • wear
  • hold out
  • measure
  • endure
  • run for

Antonyms

  • enjoy
  • rush
  • accelerate
  • activation

Etymology

  • hlæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • latost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. last

verb. ['ˈlæst'] continue to live through hardship or adversity.

Synonyms

  • survive
  • hold water
  • be
  • live
  • subsist
  • perennate
  • exist
  • live on
  • hold out
  • go
  • live out
  • endure
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • appear
  • no-go
  • live in
  • forbid

Etymology

  • hlæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • latost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. last

noun. ['ˈlæst'] the temporal end; the concluding time.

Synonyms

  • finish
  • stopping point
  • ending
  • end
  • close
  • finis
  • finale

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • refrain
  • begin
  • go off

Etymology

  • hlæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • latost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. last

adjective. ['ˈlæst'] most unlikely or unsuitable.

Antonyms

  • inelastic

Etymology

  • hlæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • latost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. last

adjective. ['ˈlæst'] conclusive in a process or progression.

Synonyms

  • ultimate
  • net

Antonyms

  • recorded
  • dormant
  • extinct

Etymology

  • hlæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • latost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. last

noun. ['ˈlæst'] a person's dying act; the final thing a person can do.

Antonyms

  • unreverberant

Etymology

  • hlæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • latost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • læstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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