Later is a way to talk about time: some time after now. You can go to a movie later tonight.


A brick or tile.

happening at a time subsequent to a reference time; "he apologized subsequently"; "he''s going to the store but he''ll be back here later"; "it didn''t happen until afterward"; "two hours after that"

at some eventual time in the future; "By and by he''ll understand"; "I''ll see you later"

comparative of the adverb `late''; "he stayed later than you did"

A brick or tile.

Compar. of Late, a. & adv.


La"ter , n.; pl. Lateres . [L.] A brick or tile. Knight.


Lat"er , a. Compar. of Late, a. & adv.

A brick or tile.

Compar. of Late, a. & adv.


Usage Examples

Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If you're in your 60s and you're with the kid every day, you're dealing with the mind of a child, so it opens up that childishness in you again.

And you know when I was growing up, I knew I wanted to have kids, but I knew I didn't want to do it alone. Then once I was 41, 42, I had to accept that I probably wouldn't have kids unless I decided to adopt later on, but even then it would be with a partner.

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.

Although I'm a business major out of McGill University, I know nothing... but then I found out much later in life, nobody knows anything.

'Pure experience' is the name I gave to the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories.

At an incredibly divisive point in pop history, Donna Summer managed to create an undeniable across-the-board experience of mass pleasure - after 'Bad Girls,' nobody ever tried claiming disco sucked again. It set the template for what Michael Jackson would do a few months later with 'Off The Wall.'

But, sooner or later I'd love to do a comedy. I mean I think that, you know, people don't think that that's in my wheelhouse because I've sort of played a lot of dramatic stuff and that's certainly a side of myself that I want at some point in the right context, in the right stuff, that I find really funny.

All my graduation money went to paying for bartending classes so I could have a side gig. I bartended for two months before I was supposed to move to New York and then two months later I got the job as an understudy in 'Sister Act' and haven't looked back since.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

And later I thought, I can't think how anyone can become a director without learning the craft of cinematography.

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.

As far as hypnosis is concerned, I had a very serious problem when I was in my twenties. I encountered a man who later became the president of the American Society of Medical Hypnosis. He couldn't hypnotize me.

An agent saw one of the plays I did at ACT, but my mom was like, No, she's too young. I became so annoying that a year and a half later she just couldn't stand hearing me any more!

A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.

Although charismatic, James Dean is no Harrison Ford. In the majority of his movies, sooner or later he got the crap beaten out of him.

An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in his own language.

As a kid I wanted to write science fiction, and I was never without a book. Later I really got into being a scientist and never thought I'd be writing novels.


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