1. to be late; to be delayed; to fall behind schedule; to be overdueusu. 遅れる
2. to fall behind (in a race, one's studies, etc.); to lag behind; to be behind (the times)oft. 後れる
- おくれ 。
- She's far behind in her studies.
3. to be bereaved of; to be preceded by (someone) in deathoft. 後れる
4. to be slow (of a clock or watch)
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