What does Latter mean?

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ˈlæt ərLat·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. latteradjective

    the second of two or the second mentioned of two

    "Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the latter is remembered today"

  2. latter(a)adjective

    referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several)

    "in the latter case"

Wiktionary

  1. latteradjective

    relating to or being the second of two items

  2. latteradjective

    near (or nearer) to the end

  3. latteradjective

    close (or closer) to the present time

  4. Etymology: lætra.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. LATTERadjective

    This is the comparative of late,

    Hath not navigation discovered, in these latter ages, whole nations at the bay of Soldania. John Locke.

    The difference between reason and revelation, and in what sense the latter is superior. Isaac Watts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Latteradjective

    later; more recent; coming or happening after something else; -- opposed to former; as, the former and latter rain

  2. Latteradjective

    of two things, the one mentioned second

  3. Latteradjective

    recent; modern

  4. Latteradjective

    last; latest; final

  5. Etymology: [OE. later, ltter, compar. of lat late. See Late, and cf. Later.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Latter

    lat′ėr, adj. later: coming or existing after: mentioned the last of two: modern: recent: (Shak.) last.—adjs. Latt′er-born (Shak.), younger; Latt′er-day, belonging to recent times.—adv. Latt′erly, in latter time: of late.—Latter-day saints (see Mormon); Latter end (see End); Latter-mint, a late kind of mint.—The former and the latter rain (see Rain). [A variant of later.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Latter' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1259

Anagrams for Latter »

  1. rattle

  2. tarlet

  3. Tatler

  4. tartle

  5. artlet

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Latter in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Latter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Latter in a Sentence

  1. Mark Sampson:

    Whatever we're going to face in the latter stages, we know we have got something to throw back, we have got the bonus of a lot of people getting game time and a lot of people who are fighting fit.

  2. Clark Stacey:

    Making content is fun, kids can tell if you work for them, or if you work 'for the man.' If [the latter], kids see right through it. If it’s about fun first, then you can sneak in the good stuff.

  3. Democritus:

    Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.

  4. Bruce McArthur:

    The new reports fromThe Globe and Mailand theToronto Star offer conflicting information on the exact date of the interview, with one saying it happened in 2013 and the latter say it was between 2014 and 2017. But both reports raise questions about what Toronto Police knew about Bruce McArthur in the years leading up to Bruce McArthur arrest. Clockwise from left : Majeed Kayhan, 58 ; Dean Lisowick ; Soroush Marmudi, 50 ; Selim Esen, 44 and Andrew Kinsman, 49. ( Toronto Police) The Globe and Mail, citing a source with knowledge of the interview, says it occurred during the Project Project Houston investigation, which looked into the disappearances of three men in Toronto's Gay Village neighborhood, two of which Bruce McArthur was later charged with killing. The source said detectives had linked Bruce McArthur to two of the men through dating apps and brought Bruce McArthur in for questioning after receiving an anonymous tip. The Toronto Star, citing similar sources, said the interview happened between the closure of Project Houston in 2014 and the beginning of another investigation in 2017 that resulted in McArthur’s arrest. It also said the interview was over a matter unrelated to the missing people, but did not disclose what exactly. Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga told The Globe and Mail in January that Bruce McArthur was not Bruce McArthur during Project Houston. Until we can establish that there has been foul play, we can attach a criminal offence to foul play, that's when someone would become Bruce McArthur.

  5. Naveed Sattar:

    This means the former pattern of occasional napping is intentional and the latter of more regular napping likely represents sub-clinical illness linked to poorer lifestyle. This would then explain the differential risks, i don't think one can work out from this work whether.

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