Explicație late în Dicționarul Englez Englez

late

(lāt )

adjectiv
being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
"late evening"
"late 18th century"
"a late movie"
"took a late flight"
"had a late breakfast"

adjectiv
at or toward an end or late period or stage of development
"the late phase of feudalism"
"a later symptom of the disease"
"later medical science could have saved the child"

adjectiv
of a later stage in the development of a language or literature
used especially of dead languages
"Late Greek"

adjectiv
after the expected or usual time
delayed
"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"

adverb
later than usual or than expected
"the train arrived late"
"we awoke late"
"the children came late to school"
"notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline"
"I belatedly wished her a happy birthday"

adverb
in the recent past
"he was in Paris recently"
"lately the rules have been enforced"
"as late as yesterday she was fine"
"feeling better of late"
"the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"

adverb
to an advanced time
"deep into the night"
"talked late into the evening"

adverb
at an advanced age or stage
"she married late"
"undertook the project late in her career"




Antonime:
(adjectiv) early, middle



Sinonime:
(adverb) deep, lately, latterly, recently(adjectiv) belated, tardy