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Synonyms for late

Synonyms for (adjective) late

Synonyms: late Definition: having died recently Usage: her late husband

Similar words: dead Definition: no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life Usage: the nerve is dead; a dead pallor; he was marked as a dead man by the assassin

Synonyms: late Definition: being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time Usage: late evening; late 18th century; a late movie; took a late flight; had a late breakfast

Similar words: advanced, ripe Definition: far along in time Usage: a man of advanced age; advanced in years; a ripe old age; the ripe age of 90

Similar words: after-hours Definition: after closing time especially a legally established closing time Usage: after-hours socializing; an after-hours club

Similar words: latish Definition: somewhat late

Similar words: posthumous Definition: occurring or coming into existence after a person's death Usage: a posthumous award; a posthumous book; a posthumous daughter

Synonyms: late, later Definition: at or toward an end or late period or stage of development Usage: the late phase of feudalism; a later symptom of the disease; later medical science could have saved the child

Similar words: advanced Definition: comparatively late in a course of development Usage: the illness had reached an advanced stage; an advanced state of exhaustion

Similar words: tardive Definition: late-occurring (especially with reference to symptoms of a disease) Usage: tardive dyskinesia

Synonyms: late Definition: of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages Usage: Late Greek

Similar words: New, Modern Definition: used of a living language; being the current stage in its development Usage: Modern English; New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew

Similar words: New Definition: in use after medieval times Usage: New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties

Synonyms: previous, former, late Definition: (used especially of persons) of the immediate past Usage: the former president; our late President is still very active; the previous occupant of the White House

Similar words: past Definition: earlier than the present time; no longer current Usage: time past; his youth is past; this past Thursday; the past year

Synonyms: late, recent Definition: of the immediate past or just previous to the present time Usage: a late development; their late quarrel; his recent trip to Africa; in recent months; a recent issue of the journal

Similar words: past Definition: earlier than the present time; no longer current Usage: time past; his youth is past; this past Thursday; the past year

Synonyms: belated, tardy, late Definition: after the expected or usual time; delayed Usage: 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

Similar words: unpunctual Definition: not punctual; after the appointed time