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synonyms for latter

  • recent
  • closing
  • final
  • following
  • lag
  • last
  • modern
  • second
  • terminal
  • eventual
  • hindmost
  • last-mentioned
  • later
  • rearmost
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antonyms for latter

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  • beginning
  • first
  • initial
  • introductory
  • opening
  • starting
  • earliest
  • former
  • preceding
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How to use latter in a sentence

Mrs. Woodbury paints in oils and water-colors; the latter are genre scenes, and among them are several Dutch subjects.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Without the former quality, knowledge of the past is uninstructive; without the latter, it is deceptive.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The latter trod on the toes of the former, whereupon the former threatened to "kick out of the cabin" the latter.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Give not up thy heart to sadness, but drive it from thee: and remember the latter end.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He passed the latter part of his life in poverty, and towards the close of it, was confined in a madhouse.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He accuses the latter of various illegal and crafty acts, among them sending contraband gold and jewels to Mexico.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Not being sufficiently numerous to hold out the town as well as the Alamo, they retreated into the latter.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Which latter circumstance he begged Mr. Perker to note, with a glowing countenance and many marks of indignation.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
At the latter date all artists were obliged to vacate the Sorbonne ateliers to make room for some new department of instruction.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
The latter went immediately to look for his wife, and found her hidden in an attic, hanging to a beam.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO LATTER

  • closing
  • conditional
  • consequent
  • contingent
  • dependent
  • down the pike
  • down the road
  • ending
  • endmost
  • ensuing
  • final
  • hindmost
  • in the cards
  • indirect
  • inevitable
  • last
  • later
  • latter
  • overall
  • possible
  • prospective
  • resulting
  • secondary
  • succeeding
  • terminal
  • ulterior
  • ultimate
  • vicarious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.