Synonyms for Late:


dead (adjective)
inanimate, deceased, unresponsive, at rest, departed, lost, at peace.
dilatory (adjective)
new (adjective)
advanced, recent, modern.


at the last minute (adverb)
tardily, belatedly.


lately (adverb)
in recent times, a short time ago.


after, Since, in time, defunct, deceased, departed, subsequently, subsequent, beyond, succeeding, in the course of time, ensuing. at the last moment/minute, running late, nocturnal, not a moment too soon, last minute, be out of time. closing, crowning, ultimate, developed, cultured, concluding, final, eventual, at long last, terminal, deciding. time, just now, the other day, just, newly, only just, freshly.

Other synonyms:

moonlit, dead, nocturnal, Whilom, last minute, late-night, starry, overnight. extinct, sometime, defunct, quondam, departed, onetime. lifeless. asleep. gone. after-hours
after hours.
held up

Usage examples for late

  1. But it was then too late – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  2. " Kind of late to come to that idea, son. – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  3. It is- it is too late – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers