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Synonyms for latter

Synonyms for latter

of or relating to a terminative condition, stage, or point

next before the present one

Antonyms for latter

the second of two or the second mentioned of two

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

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The latter, then, ascends in proportion as I heat the hydrogen.
3,780 cubic feet of the latter, or 5,670 cubic feet, in all, of the mixture.
He gazed with his fevered eyes straight into those of the general, as though he were anxious that the latter might read his thoughts.
cried the general, catching sight of the prince's specimen of caligraphy, which the latter had now handed him for inspection.
The latter accepted the offer, but did not talk, being unwilling to disturb Gania's work.
The other point of difference is, the greater number of citizens and extent of territory which may be brought within the compass of republican than of democratic government; and it is this circumstance principally which renders factious combinations less to be dreaded in the former than in the latter.
He required hard cash in return for some corn with which he supplied the worthy captain, and left the latter at a loss which most to admire, his native chivalry as a brave, or his acquired adroitness as a trader.
I procured a stiff piece of whalebone, thrust it down the throat of the corpse, and deposited the latter in an old wine box-taking care so to double the body up as to double the whalebone with it.
Father Constantine took the hand which Tarzan extended in imitation of the priest's act, while the latter took in the superb physique and handsome face in one quick, keen glance.
Werper had still been in advance of Achmet Zek when he reached the forest; but the latter, better mounted, was gaining upon him.
Presently he saw the muzzle of a rifle appear suddenly and mysteriously a few inches above the pouch, and before he could realize the cunning trick that the Arab had played upon him the sight of the weapon was adroitly hooked into the rawhide thong which formed the carrying strap of the pouch, and the latter was drawn quickly from his view into the dense foliage at the trail's side.
Even though the latter was still upset with her estranged husband, she also enjoyed spending time with him.
Senator Raza Rabbani reached the residence of Rana Bhagwan Das Saturday and expressed his desire for nomination of the latter as CEC.
Coun Latter, who sits on the licensing committee at Wolverhampton City Council and has campaigned on road safety issues, blamed the accident on a Christmas party that "got out of hand" and the pressures of her job.