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later meaning

EN[ˈleɪtə] [ˈleɪtɚ] [ˈleɪ̯ɾɚ] [-eɪtə(ɹ)]
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  • Later may refer to:
  • Later (magazine), a 1999-2001 UK men's magazine
  • Later (talk show), a 1988-2001 late-night U.S. television talk show
  • Later... with Jools Holland, a British music television show
  • Colleen Later, American artist and musician
  • Future, the indefinite time period after the present

    Definition of later in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveBFlateSUPlatestSUF-er
    1. comparative form of late: more late.
      1. Jim was later than John.
    2. Coming afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
      1. The Victorian era is a later period of English history than the Elizabethan era.
    3. At some time in the future.
      1. The meeting was adjourned to a later date.
  • AdverbBFlateSUPlatest
    1. comparative form of late: more late.
      1. You came in late yesterday and today you came in even later.
    2. Afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
      1. My roommate arrived first. I arrived later.
      2. I arrived later than my roommate.
    3. At some unspecified time in the future.
      1. I wanted to do it now, but I'll have to do it later.
  • Interjection
    1. SLA See you later; goodbye.
      1. Later, dude.
    2. SLA Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Now (sayd the Lady) draweth toward night, And well I wote, that of your later fight Ye all forwearied be: for what so strong, 285 But wanting rest will also want of might?
        • I'm about ready to turn into a pumpkin. You can stay up later if you want.
        • In its latest cybercontroversy, the heavy-metal band Metallica apologized for asking several bloggers to remove their online reviews of its untitled coming record, The Guardian of London reported.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Late in gestation DNMT1o-deficient placentas had greater spongiotrophoblast content and reduced labyrinth vascular surface area.
        • Later it was found that both genes are specifically expressed in germ cell clusters, primordial and early primary oocytes in females and in prespermatogonia and spermatogonia in males.
        • Later on Alice decensored her painting by painting over the fig leafs she had been forced to put in.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Hey son, man up, ok? There will be time for tears later.
        • The previous presentation ran over and ours had to start late.
        • That's just half what was due last week. Too little, too late.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Phrases
        • Phrasebook
          • Terms related to Farewells
        • Adjectives
          • Adjective forms
            • Adjective comparative forms
          • Adverbs
            • Adverb forms
              • Adverb comparative forms
            • Interjections
              • Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -er
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              1. en lateral
              2. en laterite
              3. en latera
              4. en laters
              5. en laterad
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of later for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "later" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasebook. It's also an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an adverb form. It's also an interjection. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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