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later

 
Adjective late has 7 senses
  1. late - being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"
    Antonyms:
    future, later, ulterior, late, early, aboriginal, primal, primeval, primaeval, primordial, advance, beforehand, archean, archaean, archeozoic, archaeozoic, azoic, earlier, earliest, earlyish, matutinal, untimely, previous, premature, proterozoic, proto, wee, middle, intervening, mid
    Antonyms: antecedent, preceding (indirect, via subsequent)
    Antonyms: antecedent, preceding (indirect, via subsequent)
  2. belated, late, tardy - after the expected or usual time; delayed; "a belated birthday card"; "I'm late for the plane"; "the train is late"; "tardy children are sent to the principal"; "always tardy in making dental appointments"
    Antonyms: later, 7 senses of late , belated, late, tardy
    Antonym: punctual (indirect, via unpunctual)
    Antonym: punctual (indirect, via unpunctual)
  3. late, recent - of the immediate past or just previous to the present time; "a late development"; "their late quarrel"; "his recent trip to Africa"; "in recent months"; "a recent issue of the journal"
    Antonyms: late, recent
    Antonym: present (indirect, via future, past)
    Antonym: future (indirect, via past, present)
    Antonym: present (indirect, via future, past)
    Antonym: future (indirect, via past, present)
  4. late - having died recently; "her late husband"
    Antonym:
    late
    Antonym: alive (indirect, via dead)
    Antonym: alive (indirect, via dead)
  5. late - of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek"
    Antonyms:
    late, early, Old, middle
  6. late, later - at or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child"
    Antonyms: late, later, early, archaic, new, young, crude, primitive, rude, embryonic, embryotic, incipient, inchoate, precocious
  7. former, late, previous - (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"
    Antonyms: former, late, previous
    Antonym: present (indirect, via future, past)
    Antonym: future (indirect, via past, present)
    Antonym: present (indirect, via future, past)
    Antonym: future (indirect, via past, present)
Adverbial later has 3 senses
  1. subsequently, later, afterwards, afterward, after, later on - happening at a time subsequent to a reference time; "he apologized subsequently"; "he's going to the store but he'll be back here later"; "it didn't happen until afterward"; "two hours after that"
    Derived from adjective later(prenominal)1
  2. by and by, later - at some eventual time in the future; "By and by he'll understand"; "I'll see you later"
  3. later - comparative of the adverb `late'; "he stayed later than you did"
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