Afterward

  • 1 afterward — afterward, afterwards Afterward is restricted to North America • (Afterward, he had a long and satisfying career with the city Welfare Department New Yorker, 1987 • Afterward they were enormously and finally sick of each other Alice Munro, 1987… …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 afterward — index ex post facto Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 afterward — (adv.) O.E. æftanweard, from æftan after (see AFT (Cf. aft)) + weard suffix indicating direction (see WARD (Cf. ward)); nautical use as aftward, then expanded by influence of after; variant AFTERWARDS (Cf. afterwards) shows adverbial genitive …

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  • 4 afterward — / afterwards [adv] following a time, event after, another time, at a later time, a while later, behind, by and by, ensuingly, eventually, in a while, intra, late, later, latterly, next, on the next day, soon, subsequently, then, thereafter,… …

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  • 5 afterward — afterward, afterwards Subsequent in point of time; synonymous with thereafter …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 6 afterward — afterward, afterwards Subsequent in point of time; synonymous with thereafter …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 7 afterward — [af′tərwərd] adv. [OE æfterweard: see AFTER & WARD] at a later time; subsequently: also afterwards …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 afterward — af|ter|ward [ æftərwərd ] adverb *** after something else that you have already mentioned: Let s go see a movie and afterward we could get something to eat. four days/several minutes/two weeks etc. afterward: Our neighbors won the lottery but… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 Afterward — 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

  • 10 afterward — See afterward, afterwards …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 11 afterward — adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time (Freq. 13) he apologized subsequently he s going to the store but he ll be back here later it didn t happen until afterward two hours after that • Syn: ↑subsequently, ↑later …

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  • 12 afterward — or afterwards adverb Date: 13th century at a later or succeeding time ; subsequently, thereafter …

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  • 13 afterward — /af teuhr weuhrd, ahf /, adv. at a later or subsequent time; subsequently. Also, afterwards. [bef. 1000; ME; OE aefterweard, alter. (with r of aefter AFTER) of aefteweard, equiv. to aefte , aeftan AFT + weard WARD] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14 afterward — adverb subsequently to some other action Syn: afterwards …

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  • 15 afterward(s) — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. subsequently (See sequence) …

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  • 16 afterward — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. later, after, subsequently, in a while, a while later, afterwards, by and by, eventually, soon, on the next day, ultimately, in subsequent time, another time, in aftertime, thereon, thereafter, then, latterly, thereupon …

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  • 17 afterward — adv. == in the after part (of a book). RG. 6 == next in order, afterwards. Wright’s L. P. p. 24 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 18 afterward — af·ter·ward || ɑːftÉ™wÉ™d adv. subsequently …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 afterward — ad.; (also afterwards) Subsequently, after, later, thereafter, in the sequel …

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  • 20 afterward(s) — adv subsequently, after, then, next, in aftertimes, thereafter, thereupon, thereon, latterly, later, ultimately, posteriorly, ensuingly …

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