|1.||[ adverb ] happening at a time subsequent to a reference time|
|Synonyms:||afterward later_on afterwards after subsequently|
"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"
|Related terms:||future subsequent future subsequent|
|2.||[ adverb ] at some eventual time in the future|
"By and by he'll understand" "I'll see you later"
|3.||[ adjective ] 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"
|4.||[ adjective ] more advanced in time or nearer to the end in a sequence|
"these latter days" "the latter (or last) part of the book" "latter (or later) part of the 18th century"
|5.||[ adverb ] comparative of the adverb `late'|
"he stayed later than you did"
|6.||[ adjective ] 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"
|Related terms:||early advanced tardive|