afterwards
adverb see afterward

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Afterwards — Aft er*wards, Afterward Aft er*ward, adv. [AS. [ae]fteweard, a., behind. See {Aft}, and { ward} (suffix). The final s in afterwards is adverbial, orig. a genitive ending.] At a later or succeeding time. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • afterwards — index hereafter (henceforth), thereafter Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • afterwards — (adv.) c.1300, from AFTERWARD (Cf. afterward) (q.v.) + adverbial genitive s; originally a Northern form …   Etymology dictionary

  • afterwards — (US also afterward) ► ADVERB ▪ at a later or future time …   English terms dictionary

  • Afterwards — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Ein Engel im Winter Originaltitel Afterwards Et après …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • afterwards — af|ter|wards W3S2 [ˈa:ftəwədz US ˈæftərwərdz] adv also afterward after an event or time that has already been mentioned ▪ Charles arrived shortly afterwards . days/weeks etc afterwards ▪ The experience haunted me for years afterward . ▪ She died… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • afterwards — [[t]ɑ͟ːftə(r)wə(r)dz, æ̱f [/t]] ♦♦♦ ADV: ADV with cl (The form afterward is also used, mainly in American English.) If you do something or if something happens afterwards, you do it or it happens after a particular event or time that has already… …   English dictionary

  • afterwards — adv. shortly afterwards * * * [ ɑːftəwəd(z)] shortly afterwards …   Combinatory dictionary

  • afterwards — adverb also afterward AmE after an event or time that has already been mentioned: The ceremony lasts half an hour and afterward there s a meal. | 2 days/3 weeks etc afterwards: My parents met during the war but didn t marry till five years… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • afterwards */*/*/ — UK [ˈɑːftə(r)wə(r)dz] / US [ˈæftərwərdz] adverb after something else that you have already mentioned Let s go and see a film and afterwards we could go for a meal. I didn t see her again until a few days afterwards …   English dictionary

  • afterwards*/*/ — [ˈɑːftəwədz] adv after something else that you have already mentioned Let s go and see a film and afterwards we could go for a meal.[/ex] I didn t see her again until a few days afterwards.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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