Behind and Later


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Behind adjective – Not arriving, occurring, or settled at the due, usual, or proper time.
Later and behind are semantically related In some cases you can use "Later" instead the word "Behind" as an adjective or an adverb.
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Later adjective – Being, occurring, or carried out at a time after something else.
Usage example: the details of the plan will be filled in at a later date

Behind and later are semantically related in time topic. Sometimes you can use "Behind" instead the word "Later" as an adjective or an adverb, if it concerns topics such as happening after.
Synonyms for Later

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  • Right Behind Me Later subverted; on the one time that Wily announced his plans to the audience and no one was behind him, he found it depressing to look behind, as it "just wasn't the same anymore."
  • The Slow Path Months later, he tries to find her just minutes after he left her behind, but the TARDIS suggests that he seeks her out half a year later in her relative time instead.
    Source: The Slow Path
  • Mewtwo actually did discover the red gem that the Kyubi Doll left behind, but buried it in order to get back to it later.
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