ALAP

1. What does ALAP stand for?

As late as possible

An acronym that looks similar to ASAP but is opposite in regards to time urgency; most likely used when holding off on doing somethings, whether it's leaving a person's house or doing homework; variation of the other ALAP acronym, which means "as long as possible."

Example

When are you leaving their house?
I'll probably stay alap before the concert.

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Updated March 12, 2014
2. What does ALAP stand for?

As long as possible

ALAP stands for "as long as possible" and is the opposite of ASAP and AFAP. People typically use it when referring to drawing something out, like waiting ALAP to buy concert tix or receive test results.

You will typically see ALAP in texts or online messages. For example, your sister may message you, "I'll hold out ALAP, but if mom asks me where you are, I'm gonna rat you out." Or, your friend might want to know who DM'd you, and you are purposely holding out to make her mad, "You gonna hold out on me ALAP, aren't you?!?"

Example

Y do I always wait alap until I do my h/w?
I dunno, but you should just quit and play online with me.
ALAP stands for as long as possible

ALAP stands for as long as possible

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Updated October 4, 2022

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