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late

Definitions by Oxford


[leɪt], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- doing something or taking place after the expected, proper, or usual time
(e.g: his late arrival)

- belonging or taking place far on in a particular period
(e.g: they won the game with a late goal)

- (of a specified person) no longer alive
(e.g: the late Francis Bacon)


Phrases:
- better late than never
- late in the day
- of late

Origin:
Old English læt (adjective; also in the sense ‘slow, tardy’), late (adverb), of Germanic origin; related to German lass, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin lassus ‘weary’, let, and let


[leɪt], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- after the expected, proper, or usual time
(e.g: she arrived late)

- far on in time; towards the end of a period
(e.g: it happened late in 1994)

- formerly but not now living or working in a specified place or institution
(e.g: Mrs Halford, late of the County Records Office)


Phrases:
- better late than never
- late in the day
- of late

Origin:







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