Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb Subsequently; afterward. Often used with on.
  • interjection Informal Used to express goodbye.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • At a subsequent time or period; afterward; hereafter: also used with (redundant) on: as, I will see you later; it may be done later on.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Compar. of late, a. & adv.
  • noun A brick or tile.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb comparative form of late: more late
  • adverb Afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
  • adverb At some unspecified time in the future.
  • adjective comparative form of late: more late
  • adjective Coming afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
  • adjective At some time in the future.
  • interjection slang See you later; goodbye.
  • interjection slang Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective at or toward an end or late period or stage of development
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  • adjective coming at a subsequent time or stage
  • adverb comparative of the adverb `late'
  • adverb at some eventual time in the future

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

late + -er

Examples

  • LOVES "One for now & one for later" * .... * jealous I don't have chips for now OR later*

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  • LOVES "One for now & one for later" * .... * jealous I don't have chips for now OR later*

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  • LOVES "One for now & one for later" * .... * jealous I don't have chips for now OR later*

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  • LOVES "One for now & one for later" * .... * jealous I don't have chips for now OR later*

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  • LOVES "One for now & one for later" * .... * jealous I don't have chips for now OR later*

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  • LOVES "One for now & one for later" * .... * jealous I don't have chips for now OR later*

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  • LOVES "One for now & one for later" * .... * jealous I don't have chips for now OR later*

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  • i will update more later ... i have conversing and cookies and milk ... later*

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  • Or was the term later applied to music of the kind first called jazz in Chicago?

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  • Or was the term later applied to music of the kind first called jazz in Chicago?

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