HyperDic: later

English > 5 senses of the word later:
ADVERBalllater, subsequently, afterwards, afterward, after, later onhappening / happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
alllater, by and byat some eventual time in the future
alllatercomparative of the adverb 'late'
ADJECTIVEalllater, ulterior, posteriorcoming at a subsequent time or stage
alllater, lateat or toward an end or late period or stage of development
later > pronunciation
Soundsley'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > later: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningComing at a subsequent time or stage.
Synonymsulterior, posterior
BroadersubsequentFollowing in time or order
Spanishfuturo, posterior, ulterior
Catalanfutur, posterior, ulterior
Adverbslaterhappening / happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
English > later: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAt or toward an end or late period or stage of development.
Examples
  • "a later symptom of the disease"
  • "later medical science could have saved the child"
Synonymlate
Narroweradvancedcomparatively late in a course of development
tardiveLate-occurring (especially with reference to symptoms of a disease)
OppositeearlyBeing or occurring at an early stage / stage of development
Spanishtardío
Catalantardà
English > later: 5 senses > adverb 1
Meaninghappening / happening at a time subsequent to a reference time.
Example "he's going to the store but he'll be back here later"
Synonymssubsequently, afterwards, afterward, after, later on
Spanishconsecuentemente, después, luego, posteriormente
Catalandesprés, més tard, posteriorment, subsegüentment, subseqüentment
Adjectiveslatercoming at a subsequent time or stage
English > later: 5 senses > adverb 2
MeaningAt some eventual time in the future.
Example "I'll see you later"
Synonymby and by
Spanishposteriormente
Catalanmés tard
English > later: 5 senses > adverb 3
MeaningComparative of the adverb 'late'.
Example"he stayed later than you did"

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