Translation of "late" - English-Spanish dictionary

late

adjective, adverb uk /leɪt/
be late (for something)

A1 to arrive after the usual time or the time that was arranged

llegar tarde (a algo)
My flight was late.
I was late for work this morning.

A1 after the usual time or the time that was arranged

tarde
We got there too late and all the food was gone.
We had a late lunch.

A1 near the end of a period of time

tarde, a finales de
It was built in the late 19th century.
It was late at night.
it’s late

A1 something that you say when it is near the end of a day

es tarde
It’s late – I really should be going.

too late to be useful

demasiado tarde
It’s rather late in the day to start studyingyour exams are next week.

(Translation of “late” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

late

adjective /leit/

coming etc after the expected or usual time

tarde, atrasado
The train is late tonight
I try to be punctual, but I am almost always late.

far on in the day or night

tarde
They arrived late at night
It was very late when I got to bed.

dead, especially recently

difunto, fallecido
the late king.

recently, but no longer, holding an office or position

anterior
Mr Allan, the late chairman, made a speech.
lateness noun

retraso, atraso
Due to the lateness of the train, I didn’t manage to get to the meeting on time.
lately adverb

in the recent past or not long ago

últimamente, recientemente
Have you seen her lately?
later on

at a later time

más adelante, más tarde
He hasn’t arrived yet but no doubt he’ll be here later on.
of late

lately

últimamente
He thought she had been less friendly of late.
later see latter.

(Translation of “late” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)