Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (adj) late (being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time) "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"
- S: (adj) belated, late, tardy (after the expected or usual time; delayed) "a belated birthday card"; "I'm late for the plane"; "the train is late"; "tardy children are sent to the principal"; "always tardy in making dental appointments"
- S: (adj) late, recent (of the immediate past or just previous to the present time) "a late development"; "their late quarrel"; "his recent trip to Africa"; "in recent months"; "a recent issue of the journal"
- S: (adj) late (having died recently) "her late husband"
- S: (adj) late (of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages) "Late Greek"
- S: (adj) late, later (at or toward an end or late period or stage of development) "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child"
- S: (adj) former, late, previous ((used especially of persons) of the immediate past) "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"
- S: (adv) late, belatedly, tardily (later than usual or than expected) "the train arrived late"; "we awoke late"; "the children came late to school"; "notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline"; "I belatedly wished her a happy birthday"
- S: (adv) deep, late (to an advanced time) "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening"
- S: (adv) late (at an advanced age or stage) "she married late"; "undertook the project late in her career"
- S: (adv) recently, late, lately, of late, latterly (in the recent past) "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"