adverb Date: before 12th century 1. after that 2. archaic according to that ; accordingly

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  • Thereafter — There*af ter, adv. [AS. [eth][=ae]r[ae]fter after that. See {There}, and {After}.] 1. After that; afterward. [1913 Webster] 2. According to that; accordingly. [1913 Webster] I deny not but that it is of greatest concernment in the church and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thereafter — I adverb after, afterwards, at a later period, from that time, later, next, since, subsequently II index ex post facto Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • thereafter — O.E. þær æfter; see THERE (Cf. there) + AFTER (Cf. after). Cf. Du. daarachter, Swed. derefter …   Etymology dictionary

  • thereafter — [adv] from that time forward after that, consequently, following, forever after, from that day forward, from that day on, from there on, hereafter, thenceforth, thenceforward; concept 799 …   New thesaurus

  • thereafter — ► ADVERB formal ▪ after that time …   English terms dictionary

  • thereafter — [ther af′tər] adv. 1. after that; from then on; subsequently 2. Archaic accordingly …   English World dictionary

  • thereafter — [[t]ðe͟ərɑ͟ːftə(r), æ̱ftə(r)[/t]] ADV: ADV with cl Thereafter means after the event or date mentioned. [FORMAL] Inflation will fall and thereafter so will interest rates... It was the only time she had ever discouraged him from dangerous… …   English dictionary

  • thereafter — there|af|ter [ðeərˈa:ftə US ðerˈæftər] adv formal after a particular event or time = ↑afterwards ▪ 10,000 men had volunteered by the end of September; thereafter, approximately 1,000 men enlisted each month. ▪ Sophie was born in France, but… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thereafter — /dhair af teuhr, ahf /, adv. 1. after that in time or sequence; afterward: Thereafter they did not speak. 2. Obs. accordingly. [bef. 900; ME ther after, OE thaer aefter. See THERE, AFTER] Syn. 1. later, subsequently, thenceforth. * * * …   Universalium

  • thereafter — adverb /ˌðeərˈɑːftə/ After that. He left; thereafter we never met again …   Wiktionary

  • thereafter — there|af|ter [ ðer æftər ] adverb FORMAL ** after a particular time that has been mentioned: Reg became sick in July 1994 and died shortly thereafter …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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