2. Being at the end of something or at the final point: Despite Harry's best efforts, he was the last to finish the race.
The cobbler used a hand carved last to make shoes for the dancer which incorporated the latest technology for comfort and safety.
When the job was finished, he commented, "These shoes should last you for a long time."
Randy's back problems started when he was in his late fifties.2. A descriptive term for something that happens after a normal, desired, or expected time: Norma's flight landed a half hour later than scheduled.
Jeremy was late with his car payment; so, the company sent someone out to get the car back.