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later meaning

EN[ˈleɪtə] [ˈleɪtɚ] [ˈleɪ̯ɾɚ] [-eɪtə(ɹ)]
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  • Later may refer to:
  • Later (magazine), a 1999-2001 UK men's magazine
  • Later (talk show), a 1988-2001 late-night U.S. television talk show
  • Later... with Jools Holland, a British music television show
  • Colleen Later, American artist and musician
  • Future, the indefinite time period after the present

    Definition of later in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveBFlateSUPlatestSUF-er
    1. comparative form of late: more late.
      1. Jim was later than John.
    2. Coming afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
      1. The Victorian era is a later period of English history than the Elizabethan era.
    3. At some time in the future.
      1. The meeting was adjourned to a later date.
  • AdverbBFlateSUPlatest
    1. comparative form of late: more late.
      1. You came in late yesterday and today you came in even later.
    2. Afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
      1. My roommate arrived first. I arrived later.
      2. I arrived later than my roommate.
    3. At some unspecified time in the future.
      1. I wanted to do it now, but I'll have to do it later.
  • Interjection
    1. SLA See you later; goodbye.
      1. Later, dude.
    2. SLA Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Depression often goes undetected until it is too late . Witness the recent White House suicide.
        • She had been on his mind since they met at the bar late last night.
        • At that stage of the game it was too late for diplomacy.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Later on Alice decensored her painting by painting over the fig leafs she had been forced to put in.
        • Late 14th century: For, but if Crist open myracle kiþe, / Wiþouten gilt þou shalt be slayn as swiþe. — Geoffrey Chaucer, The Man of Law's Tale
        • Later in the menopause period there also appear urogenital atrophic changes and related sexual dysfunctions, cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis, and musculoarticular complaints.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • They started together, but the drummer came in late.
        • The previous presentation ran over and ours had to start late.
        • It was a no-goer. 'Boss.' 'I'm listening Riz. Your call.' 'Tell them no way. Tell them it's too late.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Phrases
        • Phrasebook
          • Terms related to Farewells
        • Adjectives
          • Adjective forms
            • Adjective comparative forms
          • Adverbs
            • Adverb forms
              • Adverb comparative forms
            • Interjections
              • Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -er
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              1. en lateral
              2. en laterite
              3. en laters
              4. en latera
              5. en laterad
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of later for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "later" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasebook. It's also an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an adverb form. It's also an interjection. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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