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  Definition of late
  1. being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"
  2. 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. of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek"
  4. after the expected or usual time; delayed; "a belated birthday card"; "I''m late for the plane"; "the train is late"; "tardy children are sent to the principal"; "always tardy in making dental appointments"
  5. later than usual or than expected; "the train arrived late"; "we awoke late"; "the children came late to school"; "notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline"; "I belatedly wished her a happy birthday"
  6. in the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"
  7. to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening"
  8. at an advanced age or stage; "she married late"; "undertook the project late in her career"
Similar Words: later(a), belated, tardy, belatedly, tardily, recently, lately, of late, latterly, deep

 

Pertainyms: belated, tardy, late(a), recent

 

Attributes: timing

 

Anagrams: teal, tale, tael

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: laat   Basque: berandu  
Catalan: tard   Chinese:  
Croatian: pozno   Danish: sen  
Dutch: laat   Esperanto: malfrue  
Finnish: myöhä   French: tard  
German: spät   Hungarian: késő  
Icelandic: seinn   Ido: tarda  
Italian: tardi   Korean: 늦다  
Kurdish: derneg   Portuguese: tarde  
Romanian: târziu   Russian: поздно  
Slovene: pozno   Spanish: tarde  
Telugu: ఆలస్యంగా   Turkish: geç  
 
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