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Latest vs. Later

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Latestadjective

Last, final.

Lateradverb

Afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).

‘My roommate arrived first. I arrived later.’; ‘I arrived later than my roommate.’;

Lateradverb

At some unspecified time in the future.

‘I wanted to do it now, but I'll have to do it later.’;

Latestadverb

At the latest.

‘Complete the XYZ task latest by today 5:00PM.’;

Lateradjective

Coming afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).

‘The Victorian era is a later period of English history than the Elizabethan era.’;

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Latestnoun

The most recent thing, particularly information or news.

‘Have you heard the latest?’; ‘What's the latest on the demonstrations in New York?’; ‘Have you met Jane's latest? I hear he's a hunk.’;

Lateradjective

At some time in the future.

‘The meeting was adjourned to a later date.’;

Latestadjective

up to the immediate present; most recent or most up-to-date;

‘the news is up-to-the-minute’; ‘the very latest scientific discoveries’;

Latestadjective

in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style;

‘wears only the latest style’; ‘the last thing in swimwear’; ‘knows the newest dances’; ‘cutting-edge technology’; ‘a with-it boutique’;

Laternoun

A brick or tile.

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Lateradjective

Compar. of Late, a. & adv.

Lateradjective

coming at a subsequent time or stage;

‘the future president entered college at the age of 16’; ‘awaiting future actions on the bill’; ‘later developments’; ‘without ulterior argument’;

Lateradjective

at or toward an end or late period or stage of development;

‘the late phase of feudalism’; ‘a later symptom of the disease’; ‘later medical science could have saved the child’;

Lateradverb

happening at a time subsequent to a reference time;

‘he apologized subsequently’; ‘he's going to the store but he'll be back here later’; ‘it didn't happen until afterward’; ‘two hours after that’;

Lateradverb

at some eventual time in the future;

‘By and by he'll understand’; ‘I'll see you later’;

Lateradverb

comparative of the adverb `late';

‘he stayed later than you did’;

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Lateradjective

comparative of late

Lateradverb

comparative of late

Laterinterjection

goodbye for the present; see you later.

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