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[lˈe͡ɪt], [lˈe‍ɪt], [l_ˈeɪ_t]

Synonyms for Late:

different time (adjective)

bygone, erstwhile, following, former, future, next, past, previous, prior, then.

late (adjective)

belated, delinquent, outdated, overdue, tardy, unpunctual, untimely.

untimely (adjective)

inauspicious, inconvenient, inexpedient, infelicitous, inopportune, mistimed, premature.

Other synonyms and related words:

Demised, Evolved, Indistinguished, Unhandy, Whilom, advanced, advantage, adverb of time, afresh, after, after arranged time, after curfew, after due time, after the buzzer, after the deadline, after the event, after the whistle, after time, after-hours, afterward, ahead of time, anachronistic, ancestral, ancient, anew, anonymous, antecedence, antedated, arrested, asleep, at last, at length, at one time, at rest, at sunset, away, back, backward, backwardly, balustrade, bar, bay the moon, be inactive, be late, beat the air, beforehand, behind, behind one's time, behind schedule, behind time, behindhand, behindhandly, belated, belatedly, bereft of life, bide, bide one's time, blocked, blown, brand-new, breathless, bundle on, bury, called home, caludicate, caprice, carrion, checked, chic, ci-devant, closure, cold, completion, conclusion, contemporary, continued, crawl, creep, croaked, current, dated, dawdle, dead, dead and gone, dead as nits, deadly, death, death-struck, decease, deceased, decedent, deep, deep into, deeply, defunct, defunctly, delayed, delayed action, deliver, demise, departed, departed this life, departure, despised, destitute of life, destruction, detained, detested, developed, die, different, dilatorily, dilatory, disappear, disliked, dissolution, distant, doa, done for, downstream, drag, drag on, draw out, drawl, drop, dull, dully, dusk, earlier, early, easily, easy, eke out, eleventh-hour, eliminate, end, end of, ending, escape, eternal, evening, event, ex, ex-, examine, exanimate, expire, extinct, extinguish, fail, fallen, falter, far on, fashionable, final particle, final stage, finished, flag, food for worms, fore, foredated, formerly, four limbs, fresh, freshly, gain time, get, give, gone, gone to glory, gone west, grovel, halt, hang fire, happen, hated, held up, heretofore, hinder, hip, hobble, how procrastinators run, hung up, hypermodern, ill timed, ill-advised, ill-considered, immemorial, impeded, impossible, improper, in, in a bind, in abeyance, in arrears, in fashion, in former time, in recent time, in the lurch, inanimate, inappropriate, inconspicuous, insignificant, instant, intempestive, interrupt, intrusive, irrelevant, jammed, job on, just, just now, just out, juvenile, labor in vain, lag, lagging, lash the waves, last, last-minute, lasting, lastly, late lamented, late-night, lately, lateness, later, lates, latest, lateward, latish, latter, latter part, latter-day, latterly, launched into eternity, lead, lengthen out, lie over, lifeless, limp, linger, loiter, long, long-drawn-out, loose, lose, lost, low, low speed, lumber, make time, mal a propos, malapropos, martyred, metachronistic, midnight, milk the ram, mince, misdated, missed the boat, missing the deadline, mod, modern, modernistic, modish, moonless, moratory, mourn, move, move slowly, nameless, nascent, neonatal, neoteric, never on time, new, new-born, new-fangled, new-fashioned, new-fledged, new-made, newly, newly come, night, nightfall, no more, nocturnal, none too soon, not complete, not early, not long ago, not punctual, nouveau, now, obscure, obstruct, obstructed, of late, of yesterday, old, olden, once, one time, onetime, only yesterday, other day, out, out of luck, out of time, outmoded, overduely, overduly, overtake, overtime, parachronistic, pass, passed on, past due, past the deadline, perish, plod, postdated, posthumous, posthumously, postliminious, postponed, precedence, precedency, preceding, prehistoric, present, previously, primeval, primitive, priority, pristine, prochronistic, procrastinate, progressive, prolong, protract, protracted, pushing up daisies, quench, quondam, rail, railing, rearward, recent, recently, redundancy, refined, rejected, released, remiss, renovated, reposing, resting easy, retrograde, ripe, rub on, running behind, sainted, saunter, scarce, seek after impossibilities, sempervirent, sempervirid, sequel, sequence, serotine, set back, shabby, shamble, shuffle, simple-minded, sleeping, slouch, slow, slowed down, slowly, slug, sluggish, sluggishly, smitten with death, sometime, sow the sand, spin out, stagger, stand over, starless, stay, stayed, steal along, step short, still, stillborn, stone-dead, stop, stopped, strapped, strive after impossibilities, stump along, stylish, succumb, sunset, take one's time, take time, taken away, taken off, talk against time, tardily, tardive, tarry, tasteless, temporize, termination, the deceased, today's, toddle, too late, too late for, too soon, too soon for, trail, traipse, trendy, trotter, trudge, twenty-twenty hindsight, ulterior, ultramodern, unadvantageous, unbefitting, unexceptional, unfashionable, unfavorable, unfavourable, unfit, unfitting, unfortunate, unhappy, unimportant, unknown, unlucky, unpaid, unpopular, unprogressive, unpropitious, unpunctually, unready, unripe, unseasonable, unstylish, unsuitable, untoward, unusual, upstart, use vain efforts, used in transliteration, vanish, vernal, very late, very recently, wabble, waddle, wait, washed-up, waste, wee hours, with the saints, wither, without life, without vital functions, worm one's way, wrong, young.

Rhymes for Late:

  1. great, pate, hate, fete, mate, weight, trait, prate, plait, gate, straight, rate, plate, slate, strait, bate, gait, date, state, bait, spate, wait, tate, eight, freight, fate, skate, sate, ate, crate, grate;
  2. est, inflate, estate, deflate, gestate, translate, restate, kuwait, innate, elate, predate, lightweight, irate, oblate, prorate, berate, dilate, conflate, postdate, await, ornate, sedate, relate, create, dictate, debate, negate, misstate, abate, collate, equate;
  3. overrate, desecrate, procreate, solid-state, interstate, reinstate, overweight, conjugate, intrastate, underrate;
  4. remunerate, interrelate;

Quotes for Late:

  1. Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well now. P. T. Barnum.
  2. There was living in the palace at this time a brother of the great Germanicus, and consequently an uncle of the late emperor, whose name was Claudius Caesar. Frederic William Farrar.
  3. When I was a teenager in the late 30's and early 40's, electronics wasn't a word. You were interested in radio if you were interested in electronics. Ken Olsen.

Idioms of Late:

  1. keep late hours;
  2. stay up late
  3. a day late and a dollar short;