What does afterwards mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subsequently, later, afterwards, afterward, after, later on(adverb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. afterwards(Adverb)

    At a later or succeeding time.

  2. Origin: From æfteweard + -s#Etymology 3. Surface analysis is .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Afterwards(adverb)

    alt. of Afterward

Freebase

  1. Afterwards

    Afterwards is a 2009 English-language psychological thriller film directed by Gilles Bourdos and starring Romain Duris, John Malkovich and Evangeline Lilly. Based on Guillaume Musso's novel Et après..., the story tells of a workaholic lawyer who is told by a self-proclaimed visionary that he must try to prevent his imminent death. The film was shot in New York City, Montreal and various New Mexico locations over June–July 2007, and had a French release in January 2009.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'afterwards' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2396

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'afterwards' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1476

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'afterwards' in Adverbs Frequency: #178

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of afterwards in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of afterwards in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Franklin:

    Keep thy eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards.

  2. Confucius:

    The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions.

  3. Chief Executive Sebastien Bazin:

    The impact on earnings per share is totally neutral in the first year and extremely positive afterwards.

  4. Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev:

    When a U.S. law is passed it is very hard to change it afterwards - looks like it will be in place for decades.

  5. Walter Bagehot:

    The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards.

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