The definition of late is something that happens or someone that arrives after the expected time.(adjective)
See late in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE læt, slow, sluggish, tardy, akin to Du laat, Ger lass, slow, lazy < IE *lēid < base *lēi-, to neglect, let go > let, L lassus, weak
See late in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective lat·er, lat·est
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English lǽt; see lē- in Indo-European roots.
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