English dictionary definition of:



  • coming at a subsequent time or stage
  • at or toward an end or late period or stage of development


  • happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  • at some eventual time in the future
  • comparative of the adverb `late'


after afterward afterwards late posterior subsequently ulterior

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Some practice in consonant patterns and learn about the word later in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 8. Syllables: how to divide words.

Scrabble score for later

Scrabble score = 5

generated at 22:48:40 on 18-11-19

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