|a.||1.||Later; more recent; coming or happening after something else; - opposed to |
|2.||Of two things, the one mentioned second.|
|4.||Last; latest; final.|
|Noun||1.||latter - the second of two or the second mentioned of two; "Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the latter is remembered today"|
former - the first of two or the first mentioned of two; "Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today"
|Adj.||1.||latter - referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several); "in the latter case"|
former - referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several); "the novel was made into a film in 1943 and again in 1967; I prefer the former version to the latter one"