Hyphenation of late

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Definitions of late:

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
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
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
Having died recently
Her late husband
Of a later stage in the development of a language or literature
Used especially of dead languages Late Greek
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
(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
Later than usual or than expected
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
Deep into the night Talked late into the evening
At an advanced age or stage
She married late Undertook the project late in her career
In the recent past
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

Synonyms of late:

adj late, advanced, ripe, after-hours, latish, posthumous
adj belated, tardy, unpunctual
adj recent, past
adj dead
adj late, Modern, New, New
adj late, advanced, tardive
adj former, previous, past
adv belatedly, tardily
adv deep
adv recently, lately, of late, latterly

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