- adverbas the end result of a succession or process (Freq. 44)-
ultimately he had to give in-
at long last the winter was over
* * *adverb or at long last: at the end of a certain period : after delay : finally
at long last returned to America — Dixon Wecter
at last you've come home
* * *at lastIn the end• • •Main Entry: ↑last
* * *used for saying that something you have been waiting for finally happens
I’m so glad to meet you at last.
Then – at long last – their wedding day finally arrived.Thesaurus: final and at the endsynonymMain entry: last
* * *Isee last III
you've come back to me at last!
* * *at last (or at long last): after a delay or long period of time
She was at last [=finally] reunited with her sister.
We're finished at last.
“We're finished.” “At last!”
It appears that this problem will soon be solved, at long last.• • •Main Entry: ↑last
* * *Syn: ↑finally
At last we're home!
At long last the cheque arrived.Main entry: ↑lastidiom
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