HyperDic: latter

English > 2 senses of the word latter:
ADJECTIVEalllatterreferring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several)
NOUNrelationlatterthe second of two or the second mentioned of two
latter > pronunciation
Soundslae'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > latter: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningreferring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several).
Example"in the latter case"
Narrowerlast mentionedThe one most recently mentioned
Oppositeformerreferring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several)
Spanishsegundo
Catalansegon, últim
English > latter: 2 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe second of two or the second mentioned of two.
Example"Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the latter is remembered today"
BroadersecondFollowing the first in an ordering or series
OppositeformerThe first of two or the first mentioned of two

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