1. later

adverb. ['ˈleɪtɝ'] happening at a time subsequent to a reference time.


  • later on
  • after
  • afterwards
  • subsequently


  • low-tech
  • back
  • noncivilized
  • middle

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Words that Rhyme with Later

  • wheelabrator
  • vindicator
  • translator
  • vanmatre
  • inflator
  • dictator
  • deflator
  • curator
  • strater
  • straighter
  • misater
  • mercator
  • lemaitre
  • equator
  • decatur
  • debator
  • debater
  • creator
  • viator
  • traitor
  • stater
  • sleator
  • slayter
  • skater
  • praytor
  • prater
  • greater
  • grater
  • freighter
  • frater

Example sentences of the word later

1. Adverb
He knows he gets a bowl of breakfast before you go to work, then another meal later on.

2. Adverb, comparative
All PBS shows will be available through YouTube TV video-on-demand later this year.

Quotes containing the word later

1. A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
- James Allen

2. He was just trying to tease me - I knew that later - but he said he'd have to leave because it wasn't fair to have anyone in the room who was going to make fun of what he had to say. He had a good sense of humor, really.
- Fay Wray

3. Humor, for me, is really a gate of departure. It's a way of enticing a reader into a poem so that less funny things can take place later. It really is not an end in itself, but a means to an end.
- Billy Collins

2. later

adverb. ['ˈleɪtɝ'] at some eventual time in the future.


  • low

3. later

adjective. ['ˈleɪtɝ'] coming at a subsequent time or stage.


  • subsequent
  • posterior


  • fore
  • overt
  • close

4. later

adjective. ['ˈleɪtɝ'] at or toward an end or late period or stage of development.


  • advanced
  • late


  • preceding
  • front
  • anterior