Definition of Afterward

1. Adverb. Happening at a time subsequent to a reference time. "Two hours after that"

Exact synonyms: After, Afterwards, Later, Later On, Subsequently
Partainyms: Later, Subsequent



Definition of Afterward

1. Adverb. (American English) subsequently to some other action ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Afterward

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Afterward

aftersound
aftersun
aftertale
aftertales
aftertaste
aftertastes
aftertax
afterthink
afterthought
afterthoughts
aftertime
aftertimes
aftertouch
aftertouches
afterwar
afterward (current term)
afterwardness
afterwards
afterwardsness
afterwise
afterwit
afterwitted
afterword
afterwords
afterworld
afterworlds
afther
aftmost
aftosa
aftosas

Literary usage of Afterward

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1. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... by not afterward voting supplies required by the armament, ... and Cyrus, tho king's son, who • afterward joined them, and who supplied tho ..."

2. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"The duke of Cumberland takes possession of Inverness, and afterward encamps at ... Don Philip is worsted at Codogno, and afterward at Porto Freddo—§ XII. ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... and robb'd me of renown Uncaring, in thy godhead quite secure Of reckoning to be render'd afterward ; Dear should it cost thee now, had I the power. ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"In one case (Philemon) a family treasured a private letter and afterward contributed it to the Church. As the Pauline congregations were drawn into close ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"... HEIKLE il7'X>- 1844), architect, was born at Moorfoot, by Gladsmuir Loch, in Midlothian, 25 May 1795. A few hours afterward-; the family removed to ..."

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