What does LATER mean?

Definitions for LATER
ˈleɪ tərLATER

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. later(a), ulterior, posterioradjective

    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 onadverb

    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, lateradverb

    at some eventual time in the future

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

  5. lateradverb

    comparative of the adverb `late'

    "he stayed later than you did"

Wiktionary

  1. lateradverb

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

    Etymology: late + -er

  2. lateradverb

    At some unspecified time in the future.

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

    Etymology: late + -er

  3. lateradjective

    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.

    Etymology: late + -er

  4. lateradjective

    At some time in the future.

    The meeting was adjourned to a later date.

    Etymology: late + -er

  5. laterinterjection

    See you later; goodbye.

    Later, dude.

    Etymology: late + -er

  6. laterinterjection

    Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.

    Etymology: late + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laternoun

    a brick or tile

    Etymology: [L.]

  2. Lateradjective

    compar. of Late, a. & adv

    Etymology: [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

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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

Examples of LATER in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    If the people who judge others talents were ever selected in a proper manner, then we would have never seen many cases of those being considered weak contender or even runner-up doing better than the winner of the reality show later in their life.

  2. Joanna Gaines:

    Several days later, I decided to go on a good long jog, trusting that Chip would not leave Drake again, as I was on my way back, I saw Chip coming down the road. He rolled up to me with his window down and said, ‘Baby, you’re doing so good. I’m heading to work now. I’ve got to go.’ I looked in the back, thinking, Of course he’s got Drake. But I didn’t see a car seat.

  3. George Musisi:

    They are now leaving, we hope this doesn't change later today.

  4. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy:

    What I talked to President Trump about, I was the first person to contact President Trump when the riots was going on, he didn't see it. What he ended the call was saying -- telling me, he'll put something out to make sure to stop this. And that's what he did, he put a video out later.

  5. Mark Hurst:

    This progress is significant because prescription opioid abuse is frequently a gateway to heroin and fentanyl use later on.

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