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Late meaning

late - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; " Late Greek"
  2. 2. Coming after the time when due, or after the usual or proper time; not early; slow; tardy; long delayed; as, a late spring.
  3. 3. Existing or holding some position not long ago, but not now; lately deceased, departed, or gone out of office; as, the late bishop of London; the late administration.
  4. 4. Not long past; happening not long ago; recent; as, the late rains; we have received late intelligence.
  5. 5. Continuing or doing until an advanced hour of the night; as, late revels; a late watcher.
  6. 6. Not long ago; lately.
  7. 7. After the usual or proper time, or the time appointed; after delay; as, he arrived late; - opposed to early.
  8. 8. Coming after due time; far advanced; deceased; out of office, & c.
  9. 9. Lato.

late - examples of usage

  1. " It may be too late," Katharine replied. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. " If I'm late, don't wait for me," she said. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. " It must be late," she said. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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