- At some time in the future.
"The meeting was adjourned to a later date."
- Coming afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
"The Victorian era is a later period of English history than the Elizabethan era."
- comparative form of late: more late
"Jim was later than John."
- At some unspecified time in the future.
"I wanted to do it now, but I'll have to do it later."
- Afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
"I arrived later than my roommate."
"You came in late yesterday and today you came in even later."
"My roommate arrived first. I arrived later."
- (slang) See you later; goodbye.
- (slang) Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.