laten

verb
lat·​en | \ ˈlā-tᵊn How to pronounce laten (audio) \
latened; latening\ ˈlāt-​niŋ How to pronounce laten (audio) , ˈlā-​tᵊn-​iŋ \

Definition of laten

intransitive verb

: to grow late

transitive verb

: to cause to grow late

First Known Use of laten

1860, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Laten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laten. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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