What does Later mean?

Definitions for Later
ˈleɪ tərLater

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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. *REESE*:

    Patience Is The Best Way 2 Expose A Liar,Because Sooner Than Later They Will Forget The Lies They Told!

  2. Tanya Ehrig:

    I seen this whole thing blocked off and I couldn’t get a hold of her. I couldn’t call her, I thought something was wrong with her. And she (later) told me that her boyfriend got shot and now he’s gone.

  3. John Mulligan:

    If this activity continues as expected we would exhaust the current authorization later this year.

  4. Justin Fabo:

    Yellen made it clear that while the Fed still expects to continue on its gradual tightening path, policy was not on a pre-set course and would respond appropriately to developments, the real test may come later, if markets continue to deteriorate and look to central banks to save them. Are policymakers' guns loaded with blanks?

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Anyone who dares to speak or live positively notwithstanding his or her plight or ordeal and as well, he or she is always grateful to God for all things. Then, God will surely sooner or later make him or her a wonder to himself or herself or the world and even to the posterity ahead. Let's take king David as a case study. He (David) spoke or lived positively and all his lifetime he was often praisefulbor grateful to God even against all odds. No wonder, God took him to be a man after his own heart and eventually he (God) made him (David) the most celebrated king of Israel. Moreover, even his son Solomon was not left out. As a matter of fact, God also made him (Solomon) a wonder by endowing him with divine wisdom or great insight and that's why he was able to write 3,000 proverbs and 1,005 songs. Above all, he (Solomon) became the richest or wisest king ever according to the scripture. Now, do you long to be a wonder all-round? If Yes, then go ahead and think, speak, live and act positively. Also, dare to be grateful to God for all things even against all odds. For, God is ever ready or capable to equally make you a wonder to your ownself, generation, the world or posterity ahead. -Emeasoba George

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