Being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time (synset 300820050)
"late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"attribute: timing - the time when something happens
After the expected or usual time;
Delayed (synset 301907298)"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"similar: unpunctual - not punctual; after the appointed time
Of the immediate past or just previous to the present time (synset 301734676)
"a late development"; "their late quarrel"; "his recent trip to Africa"; "in recent months"; "a recent issue of the journal"similar: past - earlier than the present time; no longer currentsynonym: recent
Having died recently (synset 300098527)
"her late husband"similar: dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life
Of a later stage in the development of a language or literature;
Used especially of dead languages (synset 300824290)"Late Greek"domain category: linguistics - the scientific study of language
At or toward an end or late period or stage of development (synset 300822804)
"the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child"similar:synonym: later
(used especially of persons) of the immediate past (synset 301734051)
"the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"similar: past - earlier than the present time; no longer current
Later than usual or than expected (synset 400100817)
"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"
To an advanced time (synset 400307214)
"deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening"synonym: deep
At an advanced age or stage (synset 400307328)
"she married late"; "undertook the project late in her career"
In the recent past (synset 400108184)
"he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"
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