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verb (used with or without object)
  1. to make or become late.
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Origin of laten

First recorded in 1875–80; late + -en1
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Examples from the Web for laten

Historical Examples

  • At our ladyes fette there is a precyous stone, whos name as it is nother in Greke nor Laten.

    The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • The man sayd he gaue hym an answere; but it was other Frenche or Laten: for he understode him nat.

  • Also yet by thys tale they that be vnlearnyd in the laten tonge may know the sestence of the Aue Maria.

  • By redynge of this tale, they that understand no Laten may lerne to knovve the xii articles of the fayth.

  • Her desk was garnished with laten and gold in April following; when her embroiderer was paid for work done for her.