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belated Explained

belated at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


belated at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1618, "overtaken by night," from be- + late (q.v.). Sense of "coming past due" is from 1670. ///

belated at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj happening or arriving late// -- a belated attempt to increase support// belated recognition/realization/acknowledgement // --The statement was a belated acknowledgement that the project had not been a success.// --a belated birthday present// -- belatedly adv //

belated at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "belated":
antique, archaic, arrested, back, backward, behind time,
behindhand, blocked, dated, delayed, delayed-action, detained,
held up, hung up, in a bind, in abeyance, jammed, late, latish,
moratory, never on time, obstructed, oldfangled, out of date,
out-of-date, outdated, outmoded, overdue, passe, retarded, slow,
stopped, tardy, unpunctual, unready, untimely

Belated at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Belate \Be*late"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belated}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Belating}.]
To retard or make too late. --Davenant.

Belated \Be*lat"ed\, a.
Delayed beyond the usual time; too late; overtaken by night;
benighted. ``Some belated peasant.'' --Milton. --
{Be*lat"ed*ness}, n. --Milton.

belated at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : after the expected or usual time; delayed; "a belated
birthday card"; "I'm late for the plane"; "the train is
late"; "tardy children are sent to the principal";
"always tardy in making dental appointments" [syn: {late},

belated at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • Later in relation to the proper time something should have happened.
    1. : Happy belated birthday!
    2. Inter: quote-news »

    |date=June 19
    |author=Phil McNulty
    |title=England 1-0 Ukraine
    |work=BBC Sport
    |passage=England manager Roy Hodgson instantly restored Rooney after a two-match suspension in place of Andy Carroll with orders to make a belated mark on the campaign after sitting out the draw against France and victory against Sweden.


    * tardy
    • late


      Inter: trans-top » later in relation to the proper time
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|закъснял, Inter: t+ » bg|окъснял
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|opožděný
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verlaat, Inter: t- » nl|laattijdig
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|hilinenud, Inter: t- » et|hiline
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|verspätet, Inter: t+ » de|säumig
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|tardivo

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|遅れた|tr=okureta|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|遅ればせながら|tr=okurebasenagara|sc=Jpan
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|forsinket, Inter: t- » no|på etterskudd
  • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|opóźniony
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|tardio
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|запоздалый|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|tardío

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Derived terms

    * Inter: l » en|belatedness


  • Inter: past of » belate


    * bleated

  • Category: Category:English words prefixed with be- -
    Translation: de » belated
    Translation: et » belated
    Translation: el » belated
    Translation: fa » belated
    Translation: fr » belated
    Translation: ko » belated
    Translation: io » belated
    Translation: it » belated
    Translation: kn » belated
    Translation: hu » belated
    Translation: mg » belated
    Translation: ml » belated
    Translation: my » belated
    Translation: pl » belated
    Translation: pt » belated
    Translation: fi » belated
    Translation: sv » belated
    Translation: ta » belated
    Translation: te » belated
    Translation: vi » belated
    Translation: zh » belated