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Adjective
Doing something or taking place after the expected, proper, or usual time
“Better late than never.”
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Dead, no longer alive or living
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“Her late husband, Daniel, was much revered by everyone in the community.”
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Existing or holding some position not long ago, but not anymore
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“The late administration is fighting desperately to regain power.”
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Having been arrived at a short while ago
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“Some late news about the incident has just come in.”
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Being advanced in development
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“Shiff notes that the Symbolist qualities of late Impressionism have been taken increasingly into account by scholars.”
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Related to, or performed during, the evening or night
“I was feeling peckish and in need of a late snack.”
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Just before it is too late
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Rushed, hurried, or pressed for time
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Shy and fond of being on one's own
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Protracted, extending for a great period of time
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Of or pertaining to a saint
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Lacking in speed
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Being farther along in development or quality
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Into a worse state
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Last in order, sequence, or time
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Not advantageous
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Coming after something in time or place
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Unreasonably early or inconvenient
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Adverb
After the expected, proper, or usual time
“I had to come up with an excuse for arriving late to my interview.”
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At or until a time far on in the day or night
“I decided to sleep in after staying up late the night before.”
Adverb
After a deadline has passed, or past a designated time
“I had to work late to complete the report on time.”
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In the recent past
“The actor, late of New York but now of Los Angeles, is being eagerly sought for movie roles.”
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Behind with paying money that is owed
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To an advanced time
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Following this
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At some unspecified or unknown time
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Interjection
(idiomatic) Used parenthetically to mark the referent as being deceased
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