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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

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


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]
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]
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]
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held up, hung up, in a bind, in abeyance, jammed, late, latish, moratory, never on time, obstructed, oldfangled, out of date, out-of-date, outdated, outmoded, overdue, passe, retarded, slow, stopped, tardy, unpunctual, unready, untimely