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ladder, later, latter
ladder (LAD uhr) (noun)
A specifically designed piece of equipment used for climbing up or down; built with two long side pieces connected at intervals with short pieces upon which the user can step: Scott will need to use a long ladder to climb up to the roof to check for leaks.
later (LAYT uhr) (adverb)
Descriptive of taking place after an expected or usual time: The arrival of the train was later than Helena expected.
latter (LAT uhr) (pronoun)
Characterized as being the second of two items or concepts or the last of a list of items: Given a choice of buying a roast or ground beef, the latter makes more sense because it is less expensive.

Later in the afternoon, Gerald had to decide between a ladder, which seemed like a good idea at the time, and a step stool; however, he decided that the latter was not high enough to get the job done.

Units related to: “later
(Greek > Latin: one of the Titans, son of Iapetus and Clymene, supporting the heavens on his shoulders; later, a king of Mauretania, changed by Perseus into Mt. Atlas [Greek mythology])
(Greek: twig; later, in modern usage: repetition, carbon copy, same)
(Greek: write, writing, something written, a written record, a recording; letters; words; later, a small weight, a unit of mass in the metric system)
(Greek: shortcoming, deficiency; to be behind, to come late, to lag; later)
(Greek: late, later)
(Latin: after, behind, later, subsequent)
Word Entries at Get Words: “later
late (adjective), later, latest
1. A reference to that which exists close to the end of a time period: The thunder storms happened in late summer.

Randy's back problems started when he was in his late fifties.

2. A descriptive term for something that happens after a normal, desired, or expected time: Norma's flight landed a half hour later than scheduled.

Jeremy was late with his car payment; so, the company sent someone out to get the car back.

(the challenges that face people in their later years)