What does LATER mean?

Definitions for LATERˈleɪ tər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word LATER.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. later(a), ulterior, posterior(adj)

    coming at a subsequent time or stage

    "without ulterior argument"; "the mood posterior to"

  2. late, later(a)(adverb)

    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"

  3. subsequently, later, afterwards, afterward, after, later on(adverb)

    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"

  4. by and by, later(adverb)

    at some eventual time in the future

    "By and by he'll understand"; "I'll see you later"

  5. later(adverb)

    comparative of the adverb `late'

    "he stayed later than you did"

Wiktionary

  1. later(Adverb)

    Afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).

  2. later(Adverb)

    At some unspecified time in the future.

    I wanted to do it now, but I'll have to do it later.

  3. later(Adjective)

    Coming afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).

    The Victorian era is a later period of English history than the Elizabethan era.

  4. later(Adjective)

    At some time in the future.

    The meeting was adjourned to a later date.

  5. later(Interjection)

    See you later; goodbye.

    Later, dude.

  6. later(Interjection)

    Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.

  7. Origin: late + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Later(noun)

    a brick or tile

  2. Later(adj)

    compar. of Late, a. & adv

  3. Origin: [L.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. later

    The Utopia of Postponement; a marvelous door of gold at the end of every perspective, to which Procrastination holds the keys. The Concierge of tomorrow. (Some things are done sooner, others are done now, but most things are done later; hence, manana, dreams and regrets.)

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LATER' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #267

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LATER' in Written Corpus Frequency: #494

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LATER' in Adverbs Frequency: #44

Anagrams for LATER »

  1. taler

  2. ratel

  3. alter

  4. alert

  5. artel

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LATER in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LATER in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Greg Peters:

    My operating premise, once again, is really later, lower, longer, If anything, any movement by the Fed will not be in the middle half of the year, but later than that.

  2. Amy Yorke:

    What we experience early in our life does have an impact in how we perform later in life, Men that tend to have more labor-intensive jobs tend to have less grip strength later in life.

  3. John McCain:

    It's one of these things you just propose amendments to bills and encourage hearings and sooner or later the dam breaks, but I have to tell you ... the power of this maritime lobby is as powerful as anybody or any organization I have run up against in my political career. All I can do is appeal to the patron saint of lost causes and keep pressing and pressing and sooner or later you have to succeed.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    When God is mysteriously at work in you, some people may take you for granted. Whereas, others may disregard you. But, never mind any of them. Rather cheer up, for I have a good news for you. Listen up, sooner or later in life. Those who once asked you who are you? Will surprisingly come back to you and then ask you how are you doing? Yes! you heard me right. That will be your fate sooner or later, if only you believe this undoubtedly. For, until you believe undoubtedly. That's just when you will surely see or receive God's glory (John 11 : 40).

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Do you know? You may need to move backward sometimes in order to move forward like never before. Yes of course, backwardness do preceed forwardness. Now, may I ask. Are you currently down to nothing? Or are you presently experiencing a setback in anything and for any reason? Or have you lost anything worth having like money, opportunities or any other valueable thing? If yes, then cheer yourself up. For, sooner or later you will bounce back into glory or goodies like never before. I mean, you will soon recover whatever you do think that you've lost. Yes! your later or subsequent glory/dignity shall surpass your former or past glory/dignity.

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