Coming, showing up, or continuing following the typical or proper time; slow or tardy; long delayed; prolonged; behind time: in opposition to early: because, a late arrival; a late summer time; a late embryo.
Being or coming close to the end or close; far advanced in time; final: as, a late time associated with time; a late amount of life; set the most recent time you can.
Present; of recent origin or presence; maybe not of old day: as, modern fashion; belated development.
Comparatively current (with regards to one thing older); of a comparatively present day or duration: as, late (medieval) glass; belated (Greek) sculpture or epigraphy.
Recently current, although not today; not long last: as, the belated rains.
Recently acting; in a set, immediately preceding that which now exists: as, the late management.
Synonyms Present, Fresh, etc. See brand-new.
following the typical time or even the time appointed; after delay: as, fresh fruits that ripen belated.
Not long because; recently; of late.
Beyond the usual or appropriate time: because, to lie abed later.
A Middle English type of let.
Slow or backwards in bearing crops, because hefty, clayey, cool, bad, or unfavorably situated in regards to the sunlight, or perhaps the want: as, belated land.