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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

late + -er

Adverb

later

  1. Comparative form of late: more late.
    You came in late yesterday and today you came in even later.
  2. Afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
    My roommate arrived first. I arrived later.
    I arrived later than my roommate.
  3. At some unspecified time in the future.
    I wanted to do it now, but I'll have to do it later.

Translations

Adjective

later

  1. Comparative form of late: more late.
    Jim was later than John.
  2. 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.
  3. At some time in the future.
    The meeting was adjourned to a later date.

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Interjection

later

  1. (slang) See you later; goodbye.
    Later, dude.

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Derived terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈlaː.tər]

Adjective

later, latere (no comparative; no superlative)

  1. Comparative form of laat; later.
  2. Having to do with or occurring in the future.

Antonyms

Adverb

later

  1. later
  2. in the future

Antonyms


Latin

Noun

later (genitive lateris); m, third declension

  1. brick, tile

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