Later and Prior


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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

Prior is an antonym for later.
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Prior adjective – Going before another in time or order.
Usage example: we've made prior arrangements

Later is an antonym for prior in earlier topic.
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Things that words describes

work later work prior work
series later series prior series
scene later scene prior scene
episode later episode prior episode
Other nouns: season, game, story, book, version, movies, works, years, books, events, stories, comics, installments, issues, appearances, films, games, generations, releases, seasons, levels, versions, episodes, albums, editions.

Both words in one sentence

  • D.I.Y. Disaster The early days of heated water for baths and other types of gas (and later electrical) appliances, prior to regulations, are horror stories.
  • Twin Switch The second twin is later revealed to be the actual prize of the treasure hunt, having gone off to Italy years prior and just now returning in secret to his brother.
    Source: Twin Switch
  • Series / Boy Meets World All other new additions were tacked onto the last position of the credits immediately prior to Russ (and later Lawrence).
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Prior or Later. 2016. Accessed April 14, 2021.

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