later(a), ulterior, posterioradjective
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 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"
by and by, lateradverb
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"
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.
Etymology: 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.)
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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
The numerical value of Later in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Later in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Conditions which are diagnosed later in pregnancy can be incredibly complex and very difficult for women and their partners, women are the ones who are best placed in these circumstances to work out what is right for them in the context of their own lives.
My expectation is by later in the week, we will be in a position to announce further easing of restrictions for regional Victoria and ... for metropolitan Melbourne.
My job is to make sure we get through this emergency so that you can safely gather with family and friends later.
The Bank is coordinating its actions with those that the Chancellor will announce later today in the budget in order to ensure that our initiatives are complementary and that they will collectively have maximum impact consistent with our independent responsibilities.
A big beam came flying off of a truck and caught me in the temple area. I woke up in a medical hospital somewhere, a few days later, they sent me back to my unit and then I became really ill with an aneurysm on the verge of bursting in my heart.
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Translations for Later
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- فيما بعد, لاحقًاArabic
- posteriormentCatalan, Valencian
- nachher, bis bald, späterGerman
- poste, postaEsperanto
- posterior, después, hasta luego, más tarde, posteriormenteSpanish
- دیرتر, بعدتر, بعداPersian
- nähdään, myöhemmin, myöhempiFinnish
- à plus, plus tard, postérieurFrench
- וֹתֵר מְאֻחָרHebrew
- बाद में, बादHindi
- majd későbbHungarian
- հետո, [[ավելի]] [[ուշ]]Armenian
- sjáumst, heyrumstIcelandic
- più tardi, posterioreItalian
- 後, 後でJapanese
- შემდეგში, შემდეგGeorgian
- późniejszy, nara, późniejPolish
- posterior, até logo, até mais, [[mais]] [[tarde]], [[mais]] [[atrasado]], falou, depois, subsequentementePortuguese
- после, позднее, позже, потомRussian
- poslije, kasnije, каснијеSerbo-Croatian
- ఆలస్యము, తరవాత, తరువాతTelugu
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