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synonyms for belated

  • delayed
  • long-delayed
  • overdue
  • tardy
  • behind time
  • behindhand
  • remiss
  • unpunctual
See also synonyms for: belatedly / belatedness
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antonyms for belated

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  • early
  • on time
  • punctual
  • timely
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How to use belated in a sentence

I would very much like to talk to Ford about naming a plant, a building, or something after Joe Louis in a kind of belated act of reparations for this really horrendous file.
HOW MUCH DOES DISCRIMINATION HURT THE ECONOMY? (EP. 480)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 28, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Sher led a staff of fewer than 40 lawyers and historians as they combed through decades-old documents in the United States and Europe in the pursuit of belated justice.
NEAL M. SHER, LEADER OF JUSTICE DEPARTMENT’S NAZI-HUNTING UNIT, DIES AT 74MATT SCHUDELOCTOBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She submitted belated applications three times, she said — and hopes they will make it off the waiting list.
SOME FAMILIES OF COLOR REMAIN WARY OF RETURNING TO CLASSROOMS AS NEW SCHOOL YEAR BEGINSDONNA ST. GEORGESEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Easily the biggest crowd-pleaser on this list, the belated-coming-of-age comedy “We Are Lady Parts” is also a triumph of representation — and a compelling illustration of how quickly online discourse about representation can get distorted.
THE 10 BEST TV SHOWS FROM THE FIRST HALF OF 2021INKOO KANGJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some of the belated boost is caused by increased supplies of coronavirus vaccines, which come at a crucial time for the Asia-Pacific region.
IN THE RACE BETWEEN VARIANTS AND VACCINES, RICH ASIA-PACIFIC COUNTRIES FINALLY START THEIR SPRINTMICHAEL E. MILLERJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They found a few belated sowars of the 3d Cavalry, who took refuge in a wood, and the artillery opened fire at the trees!
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The belated moon stole up from its lair, hovered above the sky-line, a gaudy orange sphere in the haze of smoke.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Every girl should have one girl's good time, and although mine is belated, it would be silly to let it pass.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Then a belated sense of fear came to her with the consciousness of victory, and she slipped into bed, cold to the bone.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
Belated young Tractarians who burn incense in their monastic bedrooms were no more common in Liverpool then than they are to-day.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
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WORDS RELATED TO BELATED

  • backward
  • behind schedule
  • behind time
  • behindhand
  • belated
  • delayed
  • dilatory
  • have to play catch up
  • in arrears
  • laggard
  • overdue
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • tardy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.