later
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈleɪtə/
  • (America) enPR: lāʹtər, IPA: /ˈleɪtɚ/, [ˈleɪ̯ɾɚ]
Adverb
  1. comparative form of 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.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations
  • French: plus en retard
  • German: später
  • Portuguese: mais atrasado
  • Russian: по́зже
  • Spanish: más tarde
Translations Translations Adjective
  1. comparative form of 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.
Antonyms Translations
  • French: plus en retard
  • Italian: più in ritardo
  • Portuguese: mais tarde
  • Spanish: más tarde
Translations Translations Interjection
  1. (slang) See you later; goodbye.
    Later, dude.
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