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Adjective
/lāt/,
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later, comparative; latest, superlative;
  1. Doing something or taking place after the expected, proper, or usual time
    • - his late arrival
    • - she was half an hour late for her lunch appointment
  2. Belonging or taking place near the end of a particular time or period
    • - they won the game with a late goal
  3. Denoting the advanced stage of a period
    • - the late 1960s
    • - arriving in the late afternoon
  4. Far on into the day or night
    • - I'm sorry the call is so late
    • - it's too late for lunch
  5. Originating at a point well into an artistic period or artist's life
    • - his highly abstracted late landscapes
    • - late Gothic style
  6. Flowering or ripening toward the end of the season
    • - the last late chrysanthemums
  7. (of a specified person) No longer alive
    • - the late William Jennings Bryan
    • - her late husband's grave
  8. No longer having the specified status; former
    • - a late colleague of mine
  9. Of recent date
    • - the latest news
Noun
  1. The most recent news or fashion
    • - have you heard the latest?
Adverb
  1. After the expected, proper, or usual time
    • - she arrived late
  2. Toward the end of a period
    • - it happened late in 1984
  3. At or until a time far into the day or night
    • - now I'm old enough to stay up late
  4. At a time in the near future; afterward
    • - I'll see you later
    • - later on it will be easier
  5. Formerly but not now living or working in a specified place or institution
    • - Captain Falconer, late of the British army

  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. 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"
  3. belated: 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"
  4. deep: to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening"
  5. at an advanced age or stage; "she married late"; "undertook the project late in her career"
  6. late(a): of the immediate past or just previous to the present time; "a late development"; "their late quarrel"; "his recent trip to Africa"; "in recent months"; "a recent issue of the journal"
  7. A local authority trading enterprise (LATE) was an organisation established in New Zealand under the Local Government Act 1974.
  8. David Eric "Dave" Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter. Grohl began his music career in the 1980s as the drummer for several Washington, D.C.-area bands, including the hardcore punk band Scream. ...
  9. Late is an underground rapper from Wolverhampton. He is a co-founder of Wolftown Recordings and a member of the rap groups Villains and Wolftown Committee. He has collaborated with numerous acts worldwide, including Willie D from the Geto Boys and K-Rino.
  10. "Late" was an obscure single released in very limited numbers by the band Blue Angel, taken from their 1980 album also called Blue Angel. Lee Brovitz was the primary songwriter, sharing co-writing credits with Lauper and Turi. ...
  11. Late is the title of The 77s' eleventh album, released in 2000 on the bands own Fools of the World label.
  12. Late Island is an uninhabited volcanic island southwest of Vavau in the kingdom of Tonga. The small, 6-km-wide circular island of Late, lying along the Tofua volcanic arc about 55 km WSW of the island of Vavau, contains a 400-m-wide, 150-m-deep summit crater with an ephemeral lake. ...
  13. Manner; behaviour; outward appearance or aspect; A sound; voice; Near the end of a period of time; Specifically, near the end of the day; Associated with the end of a period; Not arriving until after an expected time; Deceased, dead: used particularly when speaking of the dead person's ...
  14. (lately) Recently; not long ago
  15. (lateness) The degree to which an order or project task is past its due or scheduled date. Some systems prioritize action messages based on the items most late, or past due.
  16. (Lates) Shorthand for late payments, which take points off your FICO score.
  17. Recently deceased; now deceased.
  18. Playing a stroke (during a rally) that makes contact with the ball when the ball is descending rather than rising.
  19. (c. 355-347 B.C.E.; possibly in chronological order)
  20. Loss of foetus between 12 and 20 weeks of pregnancy.
  21. (you’re late) someone who is not put together, sloppy
  22. denoting someone who is deceased, ie., the late John Thomas.
  23. Late Assessment of Thrombolytic Efficacy [trial]
  24. A part of the stroke is late. By itself, the term usually refers to the catch timing. Do not use this over and over without explaining which part of the stroke is late and how to correct it. Three, you're late.
  25. a piece of work can be flagged as late for one or more of 3 reasons: 1) the (unextended) deadline was not met and no extension was obtained; 2) the (unextended) deadline was not met, the extension was obtained but the extended deadline was missed; 3) the (unextended) deadline was not met, the ...