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Definitions and Synonyms of after | Another word for after | What is after?

Definition 1: behind or in the rear - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where after or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • and Jill came tumbling after

Definition 2: happening at a time subsequent to a reference time - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where after or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

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Definition 3: located farther aft - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(after is similar to ...) (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail

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