8 Definitions of Late

The meaning of the word late, the definition of Late:

a. - Far in the night, day, week, or other particular period; as, to lie abed late; to sit up late at night.

a. - After the usual or proper time, or the time appointed; after delay; as, he arrived late; -- opposed to early.

a. - Not long ago; lately.

v. - Coming after the time when due, or after the usual or proper time; not early; slow; tardy; long delayed; as, a late spring.

v. - Far advanced toward the end or close; as, a late hour of the day; a late period of life.

v. - Existing or holding some position not long ago, but not now; lately deceased, departed, or gone out of office; as, the late bishop of London; the late administration.

v. - Not long past; happening not long ago; recent; as, the late rains; we have received late intelligence.

v. - Continuing or doing until an advanced hour of the night; as, late revels; a late watcher.

The word "late" uses 4 letters: A E L T

Direct anagrams of late:

tael tale teal tela

Words formed by adding one letter before or after late, or to late in any order:

a - alate   b - blate bleat table   c - cleat eclat   d - dealt delta lated   e - elate telae   f - fetal   g - aglet   h - lathe   i - telia   k - latke   m - metal   n - laten leant   o - atole   p - leapt lepta palet petal plate pleat tepal   r - alert alter artel later ratel taler   s - least setal slate stale steal stela taels tales teals tesla   t - latte   u - lutea   v - valet   x - exalt latex  

Shorter words found within late:

ae al ale alt at ate eat el et eta la lat lea let ta tae te tea tel

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