Know Your Next Word : late

14. late :

adjective, noun & adverb :

1. occurring, coming or being after the usual or proper time

2. continued until after the usual time or hour : protracted

3. near or at the end of day or well into the night

4. belonging to the time just before the present moment : most recent

5. after the usual or proper time or after delay

usage :

  • The flowers keep their blossoms late in warm climates.

  • The days have been getting warmer of late.

  • in memory of the late explorer.

  • the company's late president gave the address

  • a project undertaken late in her career

  • to work late

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