What is the opposite of earlier?

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Adjective
Opposite of existing or coming before in time or order
Adjective
Opposite of having been or happened in the distant past
Adjective
Opposite of completed before need or a milestone event
“Because everyone was busy, we had to hold a belated birthday party for our brother.”
Adjective
Opposite of mentioned earlier or higher on the same page
“He flipped to the next page and studied an artist's rendering of the landscaped park.”
Adjective
(attributive) Opposite of in a time or period marked by the past
“In these modern times, the use of social media is exploding at a rapid rate.”
Adjective
Opposite of of, relating to, belonging to, or occurring in, a former time (near the beginning)
“Telepathic communication could well be a future invention.”
Adjective
Opposite of of a greater age (in comparison)
Adjective
Opposite of previous, former
Adjective
Opposite of the same or identical to what was described or used previously
Adjective
Opposite of comparative for belonging or happening near the beginning of a particular period
“In the recent versions of the popular game, the graphics have become increasingly realistic with more complex game mechanics.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative for happening or done before the usual or expected time
“She was a late bloomer as she experienced a major growth spurt in the latter years of her university life.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative for completed or done with efficiency and speed
“I deserve an overdue apology and demand to know what transpired 5 years ago!”
Adverb
Opposite of before an action or event
Adverb
Opposite of up until this or that time
Adverb
Opposite of ahead in time
Adverb
Opposite of in the past
Adverb
Opposite of comparative for prior to the expected time
“Due to delays, the train arrived late in their schedule.”
Adverb
Opposite of comparative for in or after a short time
“We will begin with the entree and the main course will be served later.”
Adverb
Opposite of comparative for immediately, in a prompt manner
“Get here late and you will miss the main event!”
Adverb
Opposite of comparative for near the beginning of the day
“I would still be at the premises late after everyone had already left.”
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