part of speech: adverb

definition 1: at some future or following time.

  • We can eat now and go ice-skating later.

antonyms: earlier

definition 2: after the expected or appropriate time (comparative of “late”).

  • The bus came even later today than it did yesterday!


part of speech: adjective

definition: doing some action at a time that is farther ahead or farther into the future as compared with the timing of something else (comparative of “late”).

  • If we catch the later train, we will have time to do more shopping.

antonyms: earlier