Afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
- You came in late yesterday and today you came in even later .
- My roommate arrived first. I arrived later .
At some unspecified time in the future.
- I arrived later than my roommate.
- I wanted to do it now, but I'll have to do it later .
Coming afterward in time (used with than when comparing with another time).
- Jim was later than John.
At some time in the future.
- The Victorian era is a later period of English history than the Elizabethan era.
- The meeting was adjourned to a later date.
(slang) See you later; goodbye.
(slang) Dismissive term to minimize importance of an annoying persons.
- Later , dude.
Frequently used with "for you".
"Later for you."
* later days
* later on
* save for later
* sooner or later
(old), elder, senior
- My older' brother and I are Catholic twins. He’s '''older''' by eleven months, not quite a year ' older than me.
- The thoughtful lad helped an older lady across the street.