What's the difference between last and latest?

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Nobody.07
Last is like "he got last place in the race" meaning being at the end of a sequence of something.
Lastest is like "here is the latest update" meaning the most recent.

Hope this clears it up
faceme
Thank you, this I think, is a pretty good explanation!
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Bmac99
Being last means its the end, final, that's it, no more. The latest means the most recent. So he came in last place means a WHOLE different thing than the latest update
faceme
Thank you guys!
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Parabolic
last is the final/omega
latest is the most recent
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RosenEliza
last

[ last ]


1.most recent: occurring most recently
2.after all others: being or occurring after all the others
3.only remaining: the final or only person, thing, or part remaining


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Dresden
Essentially, they can be synonyms.
on April 08, 2013
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