Later

Adjective

  • 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."

Adverb

    "You came in late yesterday and today you came in even later."

  • 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."

  • "My roommate arrived first. I arrived later."

Interjection

  • (slang) See you later; goodbye.

    "Later, dude."

  • (slang) Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.

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