lat·​en ˈlā-tᵊn How to pronounce laten (audio)
latened; latening ˈlā-tᵊn-iŋ How to pronounce laten (audio)

intransitive verb

: to grow late

transitive verb

: to cause to grow late

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of laten was in 1860

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Cite this Entry

“Laten.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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