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Afterwards definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

'AFTERWARD, or 'AFTERWARDS, adv. [See Ward.] In later or subsequent time.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: happening at a time subsequent to a reference time; "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, afterwards, afterward, after, later on]

Merriam Webster's

adverb see afterward

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. (US afterward) later, subsequently. Etymology: OE æftanwearde adj. f. æftan AFT + -WARD

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English. Note: 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 been mentioned. Shortly afterwards, police arrested four suspects... James was taken to hospital but died soon afterwards... ADV: ADV with cl

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

ad. See afterward

Moby Thesaurus

after, after a time, after a while, after all, after that, afterward, anon, before long, by and by, by destiny, ex post facto, fatally, hopefully, imminently, in aftertime, in the aftermath, in the future, in the sequel, later, next, predictably, probably, proximo, since, soon, subsequently, then, thereafter, thereon, thereupon, therewith, tomorrow



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