Definitions for LATERˈleɪ tər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
lat•erˈleɪ tər(adj.; adv.)
a compar. of
Category: Common Vocabulary
later(a), ulterior, posterior(adj)
coming at a subsequent time or stage
"without ulterior argument"; "the mood posterior to"
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"
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"
by and by, later(adverb)
at some eventual time in the future
"By and by he'll understand"; "I'll see you later"
comparative of the adverb `late'
"he stayed later than you did"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
some time after the present or after the time mentioned
"Are you coming?" "Not now, but I might come later."; We'll talk about this again later on.
used to say "good bye" when you expect to see someone soon
I'm leaving now. See you later!
happening at a time after the present or after the time mentioned
We can decide at a later date.
at the end of a period
I prefer his later poems.
Afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
At some unspecified time in the future.
I wanted to do it now, but I'll have to do it later.
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.
At some time in the future.
The meeting was adjourned to a later date.
See you later; goodbye.
Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.
Origin: late + -er
a brick or tile
compar. of Late, a. & adv
The Roycroft Dictionary
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'LATER' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #267
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'LATER' in Written Corpus Frequency: #494
Rank popularity for the word 'LATER' in Adverbs Frequency: #44
Translations for LATER
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(in the) future
in the days to come.
- في المُستَقْبَلArabic
- за в бъдещеBulgarian
- vindouroPortuguese (BR)
- příští; který má přijítCzech
- venidero, en el futuroSpanish
- à venirFrench
- भविष्य मेंHindi
- doći, dolazitiCroatian
- az elkövetkező (napokban stb.)Hungarian
- a venireItalian
- masa depanMalay
- w przyszłościPolish
- راتلونكى وخت، مستقبل، اّينده، اخرتPashto
- в будущемRussian
- kommande, framtidaSwedish
- 未來Chinese (Trad.)
- в майбутньомуUkrainian
- آئندہ آناUrdu
- sắp tớiVietnamese
- 未来Chinese (Simp.)
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