The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Late \Late\, adv. [AS. late. See Late, a.]
1. After the usual or proper time, or the time appointed;
after delay; as, he arrived late; -- opposed to early.
2. Not long ago; lately.
3. Far in the night, day, week, or other particular period;
as, to lie abed late; to sit up late at night.
Of late, in time not long past, or near the present;
lately; as, the practice is of late uncommon.
Too late, after the proper or available time; when the time
or opportunity is past.