later

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adverb lat·er \ˈlā-tər\

Definition of later

  1. :  at some time subsequent to a given time :  subsequently, afterward one week later they later regretted the decision —often used with on experience that will be useful later on

Examples of later in a sentence

  1. I'll talk to you again later.

  2. They later regretted the decision.

  3. She returned several weeks later.

  4. I saw him again later that morning.

Origin and Etymology of later

see 1late


First Known Use: 13th century


-later

noun combining form lat·er

Definition of -later

  1. :  worshipper bibliolater

Origin and Etymology of -later

French -latre, from Late Latin -latres, from Greek -latrēs; akin to Greek latron pay




LATER Defined for English Language Learners

later

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adverb lat·er \ˈlā-tər\

Definition of later for English Language Learners

  • : at a time in the future : at a time following an earlier time



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