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lat·ter

latter

 
 
pronunciation:
lae tr
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: the second of two mentioned.
I like the taste of both red wine and white wine, but the latter makes me sleepy.Now that I've heard both of them again, I'm sure I prefer the latter song to the former.
antonyms:
former
similar words:
last, second
definition 2: more advanced in time or sequence.
Latter fashions in the 19th century included a cinched waist.The latter chapters of the text deal with prevention of disease.
antonyms:
former, initial, previous
similar words:
advanced, later
definition 3: in the later portion or toward the end.
He became well-known as a painter in the latter part of his life.
synonyms:
later
antonyms:
early
similar words:
advanced, final