later(a), ulterior, posterior(adj)
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 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"
by and by, later(adverb)
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.
Origin: 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.)
After sometime or after a while.
"See you later," I said to my friend.
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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
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- لاحقًا, فيما بعدArabic
- posteriormentCatalan, Valencian
- später, bis bald, nachherGerman
- poste, postaEsperanto
- posteriormente, posterior, más tarde, hasta luego, despuésSpanish
- دیرتر, بعدا, بعدترPersian
- myöhemmin, myöhempi, nähdäänFinnish
- plus tard, à plus, postérieurFrench
- וֹתֵר מְאֻחָרHebrew
- बाद, बाद मेंHindi
- majd későbbHungarian
- [[ավելի]] [[ուշ]], հետոArmenian
- sjáumst, heyrumstIcelandic
- posteriore, più tardiItalian
- 後, 後でJapanese
- შემდეგ, შემდეგშიGeorgian
- nara, później, późniejszyPolish
- subsequentemente, até logo, falou, depois, [[mais]] [[atrasado]], até mais, [[mais]] [[tarde]], posteriorPortuguese
- после, потом, позже, позднееRussian
- poslije, касније, kasnijeSerbo-Croatian
- ఆలస్యము, తరవాత, తరువాతTelugu
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