Belated meaning

bĭ-lātĭd
Late or too late; tardy.
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Simple past tense and past participle of belate.
verb
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The definition of belated is something done late.

An anniversary celebrated the day after the actual date is an example of belated.

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Having been delayed; done or sent too late.

A belated birthday card.

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Later in relation to the proper time something should have happened.

Happy belated birthday!

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Origin of belated

  • be– lated

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition