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).

  2. later(Adverb)

    At some unspecified time in the future.

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

  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.

  4. later(Adjective)

    At some time in the future.

    The meeting was adjourned to a later date.

  5. later(Interjection)

    See you later; goodbye.

    Later, dude.

  6. later(Interjection)

    Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.

  7. Origin: late + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Later(noun)

    a brick or tile

  2. Later(adj)

    compar. of Late, a. & adv

  3. Origin: [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. Karen Cox:

    I have a child of my own so I know how that goes. God put it on my heart to go and help her out, the law enforcement official told WBKO. Corbitts mother Karen Cox, was quick to snap a photo of the sweet scene and share it to Facebook, where it later circulated among police support group Kentucky Going Blue. Cox thanked the official for taking the time out of his own break to carry the fussy baby, who quickly relaxed once Hampton held him. The image has since gone viral with over 1,200 likes and more than 480 shares to date. This is far beyond the call of duty!! Love this!!! one commenter said, while others applauded Hampton as a fantastic officer and awesome gentleman. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER Despite all the hype, Hampton said that taking a minute to calm down baby Zerak was simply the right thing to do. All glory goes to God. We had a fallen trooper, Eric Chrisman, who said God first, family second, and everyone is family, he told the Post. We treat everyone like we want our family treated. CLICK HERE FOR THE ALL-NEW FOXBUSINESS.COM The officers wife, Kristen, said that the small act of kindness is just one example of her husbands compassionate character. We have a 1-year-old and we know exactly what thats like! it is really cool though because he does help people a lot, but this time he actually got recognition.

  2. Aaron Snelltold:

    He was later taken to the hospital by friends or family members.

  3. Tom Cole:

    Sooner or later it's going to be about why you are mad, but what are you going to do.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    You can get rid of limitations off your mind. Yes! you can do just that. Thus, do so now. For, you will surely, sooner or later break the shackles of limitations and as well go to many places in your lifetime. -Emeasoba George

  5. Jeb Bush:

    I'm not going to get my foreign policy based on watching the shows or say 'don't worry about it, I'll figure it out later.' You need a president with a steady hand because this is a dangerous world.

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