arrived late

arrived late
did not get there on time, reached the place with a delay

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Late — Late, adv. [AS. late. See {Late}, a.] 1. After the usual or proper time, or the time appointed; after delay; as, he arrived late; opposed to {early}. [1913 Webster] 2. Not long ago; lately. [1913 Webster] 3. Far in the night, day, week, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • late - lately — ◊ late Late is used as an adjective or an adverb. If you are late for something, you arrive after the time that was arranged. I was ten minutes late for my appointment. You can also say that someone arrives late. Etta arrived …   Useful english dictionary

  • late|com|er — «LAYT KUHM uhr», noun. a person or group that has arrived late or recently: »The latecomers to the play missed part of the first act …   Useful english dictionary

  • late — [[t]le͟ɪt[/t]] ♦ later, latest 1) ADV GRADED: ADV with cl, ADV prep/n Late means near the end of a day, week, year, or other period of time. It was late in the afternoon... She had to work late at night... His autobiography was written late in… …   English dictionary

  • late — adj. & adv. adj. 1 after the due or usual time; occurring or done after the proper time (late for dinner; a late milk delivery). 2 a far on in the day or night or in a specified time or period. b far on in development. 3 flowering or ripening… …   Useful english dictionary

  • late — 1. adjective 1) the train was late Syn: behind schedule, behind time, behindhand; tardy, running late, overdue, belated, delayed Ant: punctual, early 2) her late husband Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • late — 1. adjective 1) the train was late Syn: behind schedule, tardy, overdue, delayed 2) her late husband Syn: dead, departed, lamented, passed on/away; formal deceased 3) some late …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • late — 1. adjective /leɪt/ a) Near the end of a period of time. 1914 Robert Frost, North of Boston, A Hundred Collars : b) Specifically, near the end of the day. , Lancaster bore him such a little town, / Such a great man. It doesnt see him often / Of… …   Wiktionary

  • Late Middle Japanese — 中世日本語 Spoken in Japan Extinct Evolved into Modern Japanese in the 17th century Language family Japonic …   Wikipedia

  • late*/*/*/ — [leɪt] adj, adv 1) arriving somewhere or doing something after the expected or usual time Ant: early The trains are all running about 15 minutes late.[/ex] She phoned to say she d be late.[/ex] Sheila was late for work again this morning.[/ex] 2) …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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