Definition of Latter:

  1. A term used to refer to the last item in a given list, usually of two items. Ive worked for Company A and Company B, but the latter was my favorite. This indicates that Company B was my favorite company to work for.

  2. Situated or occurring nearer to the end of something than to the beginning.

  3. Denoting the second or second mentioned of two people or things.

Synonyms of Latter

Last-mentioned, Second-mentioned, Second of the two, Second, Last, Later, Later, Hindmost, Closing, End, Concluding, Final

How to use Latter in a sentence?

  1. The Russians could advance into either Germany or Austria—they chose the latter option.
  2. The latter half of 1989.
  3. My favorite books are Harry Potter and the Lord of the Rings, but if I had to choose one, I would choose the latter .
  4. I loved both the yellow dress and the green dress, but chose the latter because its color matched my eyes.
  5. He had a choice between two jobs, and he chose the latter , because the first choice just wasnt high paying enough.

Meaning of Latter & Latter Definition