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Definition of latter
latterLate Late, a. [Compar. Later, or latter; superl.
Latest.] [OE. lat slow, slack, AS. l[ae]t; akin to OS. lat,
D. laat late, G. lass weary, lazy, slack, Icel. latr, Sw.
lat, Dan. lad, Goth. lats, and to E. let, v. See Let to
permit, and cf. Alas, Lassitude.]
1. Coming after the time when due, or after the usual or
proper time; not early; slow; tardy; long delayed; as, a
2. Far advanced toward the end or close; as, a late hour of
the day; a late period of life.
3. Existing or holding some position not long ago, but not
now; lately deceased, departed, or gone out of office; as,
the late bishop of London; the late administration.
4. Not long past; happening not long ago; recent; as, the
late rains; we have received late intelligence.
5. Continuing or doing until an advanced hour of the night;
as, late revels; a late watcher. LatterLatter Lat"ter, a. [OE. later, l[ae]tter, compar. of lat late.
See Late, and cf. Later.]
1. Later; more recent; coming or happening after something
else; -- opposed to former; as, the former and latter
2. Of two things, the one mentioned second.
The difference between reason and revelation, and in
what sense the latter is superior. --I. Watts.
3. Recent; modern.
Hath not navigation discovered in these latter ages,
whole nations at the bay of Soldania? --Locke.
4. Last; latest; final. [R.] ``My latter gasp.' --Shak.
Latter harvest, the last part of the harvest.
Latter spring, the last part of the spring of the year.
Meaning of latter from wikipedia
- the imax motion picture
, the company responsible
for this format
, imax corporation
, the car known
as the hyundai
imax in some
, time the late jurassic
is the third epoch
of the jurassic period
, and it spans
time from 161.2 ±
- and the latter
on the damaged justice
as a cardboard
that of a typical
mbta two lines
, type , name title
, color1 needham
, color2 orange
, image boston
07. jpg , image_caption front entrance
men's tug of war , games
image:tug of war pictogram. svg , 100px caption
, venue olympisch stadion
- date september
2012 the 1973–1974 bear market
was a bear market
that lasted between january
1973 and december
- date october
2008 the attempted
coup of march
1935 (Κίνημα του 1935 was a venizelist revolt against
the people's party government
- name copper country strike
of 1913–1914 , image
sepia. jpg , 300px place keweenaw peninsula
- name i wanna
iwannabeadored. jpg , artist
the stone roses
, b-side 'where angels
play' , from album
the stone roses