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Late
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Late as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

5 December 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 29 answers for the crossword clue 'Late', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Late a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Late as an answer itself some 311 times.

Late is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Sunday, 05 December 2021 with the answer being BEHIND, but the most popular answer for this clue is TARDY.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Late', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Late' and give you a hint.

  • At or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child"
  • Of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek"
  • Having died recently; "her late husband"
  • (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"
  • In the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"
  • At an advanced age or stage; "she married late"; "undertook the project late in her career"
  • Being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"
  • 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"
  • Later than usual or than expected; "the train arrived late"; "we awoke late"; "the children came late to school"; "notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline"; "I belatedly wished her a happy birthday"
  • Of the immediate past or just previous to the present time; "a late development"; "their late quarrel"; "his recent trip to Africa"; "in recent months"; "a recent issue of the journal"
  • To an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening"

Anagrams

We found 6 anagrams for the word 'Late'.

  • atle
  • laet
  • leat
  • tael A unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces
  • tale A trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
  • teal Any of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

FEE
Give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on; "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward"

4 Letters

DEAD
People who are no longer living; "they buried the dead"

DEEP
Literary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep"

TEAL
Any of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America

5 Letters

LATER
At or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child"

TARDY
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"

6 Letters

BEHIND
In debt; "he fell behind with his mortgage payments"; "a month behind in the rent"; "a company that has been run behindhand for years"; "in arrears with their utility bills"

FORMER
The first of two or the first mentioned of two; "Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today"

LATELY
In the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"

OFLATE
In the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"

RECENT
Approximately the last 10,000 years

7 Letters

BELATED
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"

BLOOMER
An embarrassing mistake

DELAYED
Not as far along as normal in development

OVERDUE
Past due; not paid at the scheduled time; "an overdue installment"; "a delinquent account"

PASTDUE

TARDILY
Without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"

8 Letters

DECEASED
Someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"

LATTERLY
In the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"

PREVIOUS
Just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"

RECENTLY
In the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"

9 Letters

BELATEDLY
Later than usual or than expected; "the train arrived late"; "we awoke late"; "the children came late to school"; "notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline"; "I belatedly wished her a happy birthday"

NOTINTIME

10 Letters

AFTERHOURS
Not during regular hours; "he often worked after hours"

BEHINDHAND
In debt; "he fell behind with his mortgage payments"; "a month behind in the rent"; "a company that has been run behindhand for years"; "in arrears with their utility bills"

BEHINDTIME

DELINQUENT
Guilty of a misdeed; "delinquent minors"

UNPUNCTUAL
Not punctual; after the appointed time

11 Letters

FASHIONABLE
Being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"

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