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4 definitions found
 for belated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Belate \Be*late"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Belated; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Belating.]
     To retard or make too late. --Davenant.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  belated
      adj 1: 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:
             belated, late, tardy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  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     moratory, never on time, obstructed, oldfangled, out of date,
     out-of-date, outdated, outmoded, overdue, passe, retarded, slow,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
  
  

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