What does Later mean?

Definitions for Later
ˈleɪ tərLater

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).

    Etymology: late + -er

  2. later(Adverb)

    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. 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.

    Etymology: late + -er

  4. later(Adjective)

    At some time in the future.

    The meeting was adjourned to a later date.

    Etymology: late + -er

  5. later(Interjection)

    See you later; goodbye.

    Later, dude.

    Etymology: late + -er

  6. later(Interjection)

    Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.

    Etymology: late + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Later(noun)

    a brick or tile

    Etymology: [L.]

  2. Later(adj)

    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

How to pronounce Later?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Later in sign language?

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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. RVM:

    We all have the Wisdom to understand that sooner or later Life will end, but we don’t have the Willpower to Live before we die.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    I'm totally horrified by what happened, one just needs to look at the video, the images of that bathroom and it knocks you out. It knocks you out. I still hope my children have not seen that, those beautiful children, I have to make sure... I protect them as best I can. A veiled woman attacked Paul Ryan, 47, last week in a restroom of a high-end mall in Abu Dhabi. Paul Ryan was killed with a sharp object during a fight in the women's restroom, local authorities said. Police later arrested an Emirati woman, whom they described as a suspect. Paul Ryan arrived in Abu Dhabi last week to be reunited with Paul Ryan 11-year-old twin boys. Paul Ryan said Paul Ryan plans to move them to the United States, where they used to live. Paul Ryan and Paul Ryan 13-year-old daughter, who currently live in Vienna, will join them. Though they plan to leave in January, Paul Ryan said, Paul Ryan is not worried about any dangers.

  3. Amy Oakes:

    She was diagnosed in first grade after there were some difficulties in the classroom, but there were other components to it -- there was oppositional defiant disorder, there were some [autism] spectrum-like behaviors, and difficulty later on socializing with other children.

  4. Peyton Lofton:

    Exposed sign and tweets from YALexposed Before that alleged doxxing attempt, he says signs were posted near campus, calling YAL a racist and misogynistic organization and exposing some of its members. Its not clear yet if the three people arrested were behind the @YALexposed Twitter handle. Peyton Lofton said hes also had previous altercations with a student, but didnt want to make anyone a target until all the facts are out. After the alleged arson attack, residents were let back in the building at 1:20 a.m.and 40 minutes later the first officer arrived on the scene. Peyton Lofton says Detective David Harris came to their dorm around 2:00 a.m. on Saturday morning and informed the two Detective David Harris was assigned to the case. They say Peyton Lofton took the burnedsign that was previously on the dooras evidence and was reviewing security footage. Its not clear if the footage Peyton Lofton reviewed helped officers arrest the three suspects. Peyton Lofton says the initial shock is wearing off and that Peyton Lofton family lives20 minutes away in case Peyton Lofton ever feels unsafe. Peyton Lofton says Peyton Lofton wont back down to people trying to spread fear. I dont want to let them win, so I plan on staying on campus and not backing down and work twice as hard i trust that Tulane Police will handle the problem ; Im not nave and still aware of the danger and trying to be as safe as possible. LOUISIANA FIREFIGHTER SAVES PREGNANT WOMAN FROM BURNING VEHICLE : GOD HAS SOMETHING MAJOR FOR YOU ! Charlie Kirk, founder of the conservative advocacygroup Turning Point USA, tweeted about the incident. Kirk told Fox its a sick and sad day that someone would attemptan arson attack on another because of their beliefs.

  5. Katie McLaughlin:

    These processes are likely adaptive in some way. In the long term they confer costs for our health, mentally, that can be anxiety and depression later on. Physically it can be diabetes and heart disease.

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