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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To retard; cause something to be late; delay; benight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To retard or make too late.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To retard; make late; benight.


From be- +‎ late. (Wiktionary)



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