Definition for late

adjective as in new

Strongest matches

fresh, recent

Weak matches

advanced, just out, modern

adjective as in dead

adverb as in at the last minute

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belatedly, tardily

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Example Sentences

Whenever I travel, I like to start the adventure with oysters, which my late friend, Seattle seafood maven Jon Rowley, advocated.

Two games before that lopsided result, Virginia rallied from an 11-point deficit in the second half and held off a late surge to secure a 64-62 victory over the Yellow Jackets at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville.

Arlington Public Schools and Prince William County Public Schools both agreed to add holidays for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Diwali and Eid al-Fitr in late 2020.

The latest request noted that the agency has obtained about 86 million anonymized records of residential utility usage in the city from January 2015 through 2019 to facilitate the study.

That’s what makes “The Lady and the Dale” much more than just the latest must-watch distraction on streaming TV.

I remember H. Jon Benjamin told me it was a way-too-late apology for Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

At the moment, the only chance I get is when I go do Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Are you bi-coastal now, between Portlandia and Late Night with Seth Meyers?

Late Wednesday night, French authorities reported that Mourad had surrendered to police, while the two brothers remained at large.

As he tried to make his way through a crowd of mourners late last month, he looked preoccupied and even disoriented.

The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.

The plant as a whole remains green until late in the autumn.

But, there was also another which might not be quite so pleasing to Elizabeth, although Louis felt it came too late for him.

In 1856 she married Mesdag, who, rather late in life decided to follow the career of a painter.

He explains the late departure of the ships for Nueva España, and the consequent mortality reported on one of them.


On this page you'll find 139 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to late, such as: last minute, slow, backward, behind, behindhand, and behind time.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.