Definition of lastly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈlɑːstli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæstli//
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  1. 1used to introduce the final point that you want to make synonym finally Lastly, I'd like to ask you about your plans. Language BankfirstOrdering your points This study has the following aims: first, to investigate how international students in the UK use humour; second, to examine how jokes can help to establish social relationships; and, third, to explore the role that humour plays in helping overseas students adjust to life in the UK. Let us begin by identifying some of the popular joke genres in the UK. Next, let us turn to/Next, let us consider the question of gender differences in the use of humour. Finally/Lastly, let us briefly examine the role of humour in defining a nation’s culture.
  2. 2at the end; after all the other things that you have mentioned Lastly, add the lemon juice. Which Word?lastly / at last Lastly is used to introduce the last in a list of things or the final point you are making:Lastly, I would like to thank my parents for all their support. At last is used when something happens after a long time, especially when there has been some difficulty or delay:At last, after twenty hours on the boat, they arrived at their destination. You can also use finally, eventually or in the end with this meaning, but not lastly.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lastly