[ ley-tid ]


Origin of lated

First recorded in 1585–95; late + -ed2

Words Nearby lated Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lated in a sentence

  • Howsumever, we tightened her up a bit, an' calc'lated she'd hold through.

    Earth's Enigmas | Charles G. D. Roberts
  • If it wa'n't no attraction to its mother, I guess he cal'lated it needed a father all the more.

    The Village Watch-Tower | (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • The cow was fed, and he cal'c'lated she'd find everything pretty slick in the barn.

    Narcissa, or the Road to Rome | Laura E. Richards
  • He was all for fetchin' the doctor right off, but I told him I cal'lated we could bear with your ravin's for a spell.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • They cal'lated Ros was sick,' I told her, 'but that couldn't be or he wouldn't be round here settin' up all night.'

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine | Joseph C. Lincoln

British Dictionary definitions for lated


/ (ˈleɪtɪd) /

  1. an archaic word for belated

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