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Late

Pronunciation of Late
/lˈe͡ɪt/, /lˈe‍ɪt/, /l_ˈeɪ_t/

Synonyms for late:

additional (adjective)

overtime.

all (adjective)

late.

dead (adjective)

departed, lost, deceased, inanimate.

different (adjective)

unusual.

dilatory (adjective)

behindhand.

new (adjective)

fresh, recent, advanced, modern.

procrastinating (adjective)

dilatory.

Sense 1

downstream, moonlit, midnight, overnight, dilatory, last minute, starless, moonless, starry, Whilom, dead, nocturnal, late-night, original, crepuscular.

Sense 2

departed, behind, quondam, get behind, night, extinct, unfavorable, onetime, sometime, defunct.

Sense 3

lifeless.

Sense 4

asleep.

Sense 5

gone.

Sense 11

get on.

after-hours

after hours.

deferred

postponed.

fall

autumnal.

held up

delayed.

all (adverb)

late.

at the last minute (adverb)

belatedly, tardily, slowly.

Sense 2 (noun)

deceased, departed, defunct.

Sense 3 (noun)

nocturnal, last minute.

Sense 4 (noun)

developed.

Sense 5 (noun)

freshly, newly.

Usage examples for late:

  • We came too late. - "The Coast of Adventure", Harold Bindloss.
  • And I don't care to send her late. - "Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles", Mrs. Henry Wood.
  • The Errols are late. - "The Knave of Diamonds", Ethel May Dell.

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