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Synonyms for later

Adjective

1. later(prenominal), ulterior, posterior, subsequent (vs. antecedent)
usage: coming at a subsequent time or stage; "without ulterior argument"; "the mood posterior to"
2. late (vs. early), later(prenominal), advanced(prenominal), tardive
usage: at or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child"

Adjective

1. later(prenominal), ulterior, posterior, subsequent (vs. antecedent)
usage: 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. late (vs. early), later(prenominal), advanced(prenominal), tardive
usage: 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"
3. late (vs. early) (vs. middle), advanced, ripe, after-hours, latish, posthumous
usage: 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"
4. belated, late, tardy, unpunctual (vs. punctual)
usage: having died recently; "her late husband"
5. late(prenominal), recent, past (vs. present) (vs. future)
usage: of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek"
6. late(prenominal), dead (vs. alive)
usage: at or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child"
7. late (vs. early) (vs. middle), Modern, New, New
usage: (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"

Adverb

1. subsequently, later, afterwards, afterward, after, later on
usage: happening at a time subsequent to a reference time; "he apologized subsequently"; "he's going to the store but he'll be back here later"; "it didn't happen until afterward"; "two hours after that"
2. by and by, later
usage: at some eventual time in the future; "By and by he'll understand"; "I'll see you later"
3. later
usage: comparative of the adverb `late'; "he stayed later than you did"
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