Lateness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Lateness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ 1
=>{ant,132,}
lateness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tardiness
tardiness
&c.(slowness) 275
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ delay
delay
delation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cunctation
cunctation
procrastination
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ deferring
deferring
deferral
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ postponement
postponement
adjournment
prorogation
retardation
respite
pause
reprieve
stay of execution
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ protraction
protraction
prolongation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ Fabian policy
Fabian policy
medecine expectante
chancery suit
federal case
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ leeway
leeway
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ high time
high time
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ moratorium
moratorium
holdover
PARAG:Lateness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be late
be late
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ tarry
tarry
wait
stay
bide
take time
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dawdle
dawdle
&c.(be inactive) 683
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ linger
linger
loiter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bide one's time
bide one's time
take one's time
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ gain time
gain time
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hang fire
hang fire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stand over
stand over
lie over
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put off
put off
defer
delay
lay over
suspend
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ table
table
=>(parliamentary)
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ shift off
shift off
stave off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ waive
waive
retard
remand
postpone
adjourn
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ procrastinate
procrastinate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dally
dally
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ prolong
prolong
protract
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ spin out
spin out
draw out
lengthen out
stretch out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ prorogue
prorogue
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ keep back
keep back
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ tide over
tide over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ push to the last
push to the last
drive to the last
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ let the matter stand over
let the matter stand over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ reserve
reserve
&c.(store) 636
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ temporize
temporize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ consult one's pillow
consult one's pillow
sleep on it
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ lose an opportunity
lose an opportunity
&c. 135
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ be kept waiting
be kept waiting
dance attendance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ kick one's heels
kick one's heels
cool one's heels
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ faire antichambre
faire antichambre
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ wait impatiently
wait impatiently
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ await
await
&c.(expect) 507
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ sit up
sit up
sit up at night
PARAG:Lateness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ late
late
tardy
slow
behindhand
serotine
belated
postliminious
posthumous
backward
unpunctual
untimely
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ delayed
delayed
postponed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dilatory
dilatory
&c.(slow) 275
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ delayed
delayed
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in abeyance
in abeyance
PARAG:Lateness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ late
late
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ lateward
lateward
backward
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ late in the day
late in the day
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at sunset
at sunset
at the eleventh hour
at length
at last
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ ultimately
ultimately
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ after time
after time
behind time
after the deadline
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ too late
too late
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ too late for
too late for
&c. 135
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ slowly
slowly
leisurely
deliberately
at one's leisure
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ ex post facto
ex post facto
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ sine die
sine die
=>(parl.)

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • lateness — noun /ˈleɪt.nɪs,ˈleɪt.nəs/ The property of being late His chronic lateness will cost him a promotion if not his job …   Wiktionary

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  • lateness — late ► ADJECTIVE 1) acting, arriving, or happening after the proper or usual time. 2) belonging or taking place far on in a particular time or period. 3) far on in the day or night. 4) (the/one s late) (of a person) no longer alive. 5) (the/one s …   English terms dictionary

  • lateness — noun see late I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lateness — See late. * * * …   Universalium

  • lateness — Synonyms and related words: afterlife, anachronism, antedating, anticipation, brand newness, callowness, dewiness, earliness, following, freshness, future time, gloss of novelty, greenness, hangover, historical error, immaturity, impropriety,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lateness — late·ness || leɪtnɪs n. quality of being late, tardiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lateness — n 1. tardiness, unpunctuality, unpunctu alness; slowness, laggardness, lagging, loitering, lingering, tarrying, dallying, dilly dallying, dawdling, hanging back. 2. delay, cunctation, procrastination, dilatoriness, procrastinativeness;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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