4 Letters
2 Consonants
2 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use late as a article, adverb or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Late
A 1 syllables article and 4 letters with the letters a, e, l, and t, 2 consonants, 2 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letters at. Late starts with a consonant and ends with a vowel with the starting letters l, la, lat, and the ending characters are e, te, ate, ..
Definition
Being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"
Origin/Roots
Middle English
School Grade
Late is set as a kindergarten word that starts with l, ends with e, 1 syllables, 2 vowels and 4 letters.
Scrabble
Is late a scrabble word? A 4 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Late in Pig Latin is said as "atelay or atelway".
Unigram
l | a | t | e
Bigram
la | at | te
Trigram
lat | ate
Quadrigram
late
Word Gram
Article Examples
being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time;
"late evening";
"late 18th century";
"a late movie";
"took a late flight";
"had a late breakfast"
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"
of a later stage in the development of a language or literature;
used especially of dead languages;
"late Greek"
Adjective Satellite Examples
after the expected or usual time;
delayed;
"a belated birthday card";
"I'm late for the plane";
"the train is late";
"tardy children are sent to the principal";
"always tardy in making dental appointments"
Adverb Examples
later than usual or than expected;
"the train arrived late";
"we awoke late";
"the children came late to school";
"notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline";
"I belatedly wished her a happy birthday"
in the recent past;
"he was in Paris recently";
"lately the rules have been enforced";
"as late as yesterday she was fine";
"feeling better of late";
"the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"
to an advanced time;
"deep into the night";
"talked late into the evening"
at an advanced age or stage;
"she married late";
"undertook the project late in her career"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Late"

There are 289 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to late.

SynonymDefinition
Aboriginala dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
Adversein an opposing direction
"adverse currents"
"a contrary wind"
Afterhappening 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"
Afterwardhappening 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"
Afterwardshappening 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"
After Time
Aheadat or in the front
"I see the lights of a town ahead"
"the road ahead is foggy"
"staring straight ahead"
"we couldn''t see over the heads of the people in front"
"with the cross of Jesus marching on before"
Ahead Of Time
Anachronicchronologically misplaced
"English public schools are anachronistic"
Anachronisticchronologically misplaced
"English public schools are anachronistic"

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Antonyms

There are 2 words that have the opposite meaning of late.

AntonymDefinition
Earlyat or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
"early morning"
"an early warning"
"early diagnosis"
"an early death"
"took early retirement"
"an early spring"
"early varieties of peas and tomat
Middleput in the middle

Anagrams

There are 4 anagrams from late.

Anagram Definition
Tealany of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America
Talea trivial lie
"he told a fib about eating his spinach"
"how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
Taela unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces
Latebeing or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
"late evening"
"late 18th century"
"a late movie"
"took a late flight"
"had a late breakfast"

View English words with the unique letters used in late. Words With The Letters Aelt

Names With The Word "Late"

72 names are spelled with late.

NameMaleFemale
ClateNoNo
SlaterYesNo
ImmaculateYesYes
VilateNoNo
LatenNoNo

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Similar Words

There are 5 words that are similar to "Late".

Similar WordDefinition
Advanced(of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry;
"advanced societies";
"an advanced country technologically"
After Hoursn/a
Latishsomewhat late
Posthumousoccurring or coming into existence after a person''s death;
"a posthumous award";
"a posthumous book";
"a posthumous daughter"
Ripefar along in time;
"a man of advanced age";
"advanced in years";
"a ripe old age";
"the ripe age of 90"

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word late.

Is late a scrabble word or can you use late in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 1513 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 1404 games. This 4 letter 4 point scrabble word can be rearranged 24 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, e, l, and t? There's 24 with 6 letters or less with the letters a, e, l, and t. Here is a list of 24 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Teal (4 letters) 4 5 tlae
Latex (5 letters) 12 +8 13 +8 latex
Wallet (6 letters) 9 +5 11 +6 wallet
Wattle (6 letters) 9 +5 10 +5 aelttw
Tale (4 letters) 4 5 tlae
Tattle (6 letters) 6 +2 7 +2 tattle
Aleut (5 letters) 5 +1 7 +2 aleut
Latte (5 letters) 5 +1 6 +1 latte
Valet (5 letters) 8 +4 10 +5 valet
Attlee (6 letters) 6 +2 7 +2 aeeltt
Teazel (6 letters) 15 +11 16 +11 aeeltz
Tael (4 letters) 4 5 tlae
Eluate (6 letters) 6 +2 8 +3 aeeltu
Luxate (6 letters) 13 +9 15 +10 luxate
Exalt (5 letters) 12 +8 13 +8 latex
Elate (5 letters) 5 +1 6 +1 elate
Late (4 letters) 4 5 tlae
Alate (5 letters) 5 +1 6 +1 alate
Luteal (6 letters) 6 +2 9 +4 luteal
Lately (6 letters) 9 +5 10 +5 aellty
Et Al (5 letters)
Et Al (5 letters)
Laxate (6 letters) 13 +9 14 +9 aaeltx
Tavel (5 letters) 8 +4 10 +5 valet





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