Definitions for hereafterhɪərˈæf tər, -ˈɑf-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

here•af•terhɪərˈæf tər, -ˈɑf-(adv.)

  1. after this in time or order; in the future; from now on.

  2. in the life or world to come.

  3. Category: Common Vocabulary

    Ref: hereinafter.

  4. (n.)a life or existence after death; the future beyond mortal existence.

  5. time to come; the future.

Origin of hereafter:

bef. 900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. afterlife, hereafter(noun)

    life after death

  2. future, hereafter, futurity, time to come(adverb)

    the time yet to come

  3. hereinafter, hereafter, hereunder(adverb)

    in a subsequent part of this document or statement or matter etc.

    "the landlord demises unto the tenant the premises hereinafter called the demised premises"; "the terms specified hereunder"

  4. hereafter(adverb)

    in a future life or state

    "hope to win salvation hereafter"

  5. hereafter(adverb)

    following this in time or order or place; after this

    "hereafter you will no longer receive an allowance"


  1. hereafter(Noun)

    A future existence or state.

  2. hereafter(Noun)

    Existence after death.

  3. hereafter(Adverb)

    In time to come; in some future time or state.

  4. hereafter(Adverb)

    From now on

  5. Origin: hræfter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hereafter(adverb)

    in time to come; in some future time or state

  2. Hereafter(noun)

    a future existence or state


  1. Hereafter

    Hereafter is the third album from the Romanian power metal band Magica. It was released in 2007. There is a video for the songs "All Waters Have the Colour of Drowning" and "Entangled".

Translations for hereafter

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in legal language, after this; from now on

This concerns the will of John Smith, hereafter referred to as `the deceased'.

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