What is another word for later?

Pronunciation: [lˈe͡ɪtə] (IPA)

Later is a commonly used word for describing a time in the future. However, there are several synonyms that can be used in place of later. One of the most common synonyms is "eventually," which implies a time in the future that is not yet known. Other synonyms include "afterwards," "subsequently," "in due time," "ultimately," and "down the road." Each of these synonyms can be used in specific contexts to convey a sense of timing that differs from the word "later." For example, "subsequently" is often used in academic writing to describe a cause-and-effect relationship, while "in due time" suggests a sense of inevitability or natural progression.

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What are the hypernyms for Later?

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What are the opposite words for later?

The word "later" indicates a specific point in time that is in the future. Its antonyms, on the other hand, represent the exact opposite meaning. One antonym for "later" is "earlier," which refers to a time that precedes a certain point. Another antonym is "soon," which means something is going to happen soon or in a short while. "Immediately" is a third antonym which means without any delay, while just "now" indicates that something is happening at the present moment. Finally, "yesterday," an antonym for "later" represents a time that has passed already. These antonyms for "later" help to indicate the time frame for any given event.

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Usage examples for Later

A little later he found himself at the spot where the balloon had come down.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
I'll call you later.
"The Foreign Hand Tie"
Gordon Randall Garrett
You can sleep later.
"The Foreign Hand Tie"
Gordon Randall Garrett

Famous quotes with Later

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  • I've got too many of my friends that retired and went home and got on a rocking chair, and about a year and a half later, I'm always going to the cemetery.
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  • We began intercepting Japanese radio transmissions, which indicated the two forces were very close to each other. We found out later that we were moving in opposite directions and passed each other by 32 miles.
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