later

later
lat|er1 [ `leıtər ] adverb ***
at some time in the future or after the time you have been talking about:
I expect her home later.
He dropped out of school and disappeared two weeks later.
We can schedule an appointment for later in the week.
The court's ruling was later overturned.
later on
in the future or after the time already mentioned:
I'll come and see you later on.
Later on in the hearings, Darnell told an entirely different story.
no/not later than
by a particular time in the future:
The book should be returned no later than next Friday.
see you later INFORMAL
used for saying goodbye:
Okay, I'm leaving now. See you later.
later
lat|er 2 [ `leıtər ] adjective only before noun
1. ) happening at some time in the future or after the time you have been talking about:
We can settle on the price at a later date.
Is there a later performance?
2. ) more recent or modern:
We are only able to repair later models.
3. ) near the end of a period of time or the end of someone's life or career:
Charleton spent her later years in a retirement home.
the later eleventh century
later
lat|er 3 [ `leıtər ] interjection SPOKEN
used for saying goodbye to someone you will see later

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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