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I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. i. endure, persist, continue, abide. See time, durability.—adj. final, ultimate; latest. See end, newness, past.Ant., first.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Final]
Syn. ultimate, utmost, lowest, meanest, least, latest, latter, end, extreme, remotest, furthest, outermost, farthest, uttermost, conclusive, concluding, hindmost, far, far-off, aftermost, hindermost, determinative, determinate, ulterior, once and for all, definitive, after all others, ending, at the end, terminal, eventual, antipodal, terminative, terminating, directing, settling, resolving, decisive, crowning, climactic, closing, ending, finishing, unanswerable, irrefutable.
Ant. first*, foremost, beginning.
2. [Most recent]
Syn. latest, newest, current, freshest, immediate, most fashionable, in the fashion, modish, the last word*; see also fashionable , modern 1 .
Ant. old*, stale, outmoded.
n.
1. [The end]
Syn. tail end, last one, terminal one, final one, ending; see also end 4 .
2. [A shoemaker's mold]
Syn. form, cast, shape; see mold 1 , 2 .
at (long) last,
Syn. after a long time, in the end, ultimately; see finally 2 .
see the last of,
Syn. see for the last time, never see again, dispose of, get rid of; see end 1 .
v.
1. [To endure]
Syn. continue, remain, persist, go on; see continue 1 , endure 1 , 2 .
2. [To be sufficient]
Syn. hold out, be adequate, be enough, be ample, be satisfactory, serve, do, accomplish the purpose, answer; see also satisfy 3 .
See Synonym Study at continue .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
v.
endure, survive, persist, persevere, keep on, remain, continue, outlast, hold out.
ANT.: die, wear out, give out
II
a.
1. final ending, closing, concluding, terminal, ultimate, climactic, finishing, trailing, rearmost.
2. latest newest, current, recent, up-to-the-minute.
ANT.: 1. first, beginning, opening. 2. oldest, earliest
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adverb In conclusion: conclusively, finally, lastly. See START. II noun The last part: close, conclusion, end, ending, finale, finish, termination, wind-up, wrap-up. See START.
V
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Coming after all others: closing, concluding, final, terminal. See START. 2. Bringing up the rear: endmost, hindermost, hindmost, lattermost, rearmost. See START. 3. Next before the present one: foregoing, latter, preceding, previous. See NEAR, PRECEDE. 4. Of or relating to a terminative condition, stage, or point: final, latter, terminal, ultimate. See START.
VI
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To be in existence or in a certain state for an indefinitely long time: abide, continue, endure, go on, hold out, persist, remain, stay1. See CONTINUE. 2. To exist in spite of adversity: come through, persist, pull through, ride out, survive, weather. See LIVE. 3. To remain fresh and unspoiled: keep. See CHANGE.

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