What does Aftermath mean?

Definitions for Aftermath
ˈæf tərˌmæθ, ˈɑf-After·math

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aftermath, wake, backwash(noun)

    the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)

    "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"

  2. consequence, aftermath(noun)

    the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

Wiktionary

  1. aftermath(Noun)

    Hence; that which happens after, that which follows. Has a strongly negative connotation in most contexts, implying a preceding catastrophe.

    In contrast to most projections of the aftermath of nuclear war, in this there is no rioting or looting.

  2. aftermath(Noun)

    A second mowing; the grass which grows after the first crop of hay in the same season.

    They were cutting aftermath on all sides, which gave the neighbourhood, this gusty autumn morning, an untimely smell of hay.

    Etymology: after- +‎ math ("a mowing") .

  3. aftermath(Noun)

    That which happens after, that which follows. Has a strongly negative connotation in most contexts, implying a preceding catastrophe.

    In contrast to most projections of the aftermath of nuclear war, in this there is no rioting or looting.

    Etymology: after- +‎ math ("a mowing") .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aftermath(noun)

    a second moving; the grass which grows after the first crop of hay in the same season; rowen

    Etymology: [After + math. See Math.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aftermath

    aft′ėr-math, n. a second mowing of grass in the same season. [See Mow, Meadow.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aftermath in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aftermath in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Aftermath in a Sentence

  1. Prime Minister Ardern:

    Those who undertook a risky effort in the immediate aftermath did so in an incredibly courageous way.

  2. Douglas Barrie:

    In the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union UAV RD was neglected, and it is only in the past decade or so that Russia has re-focused attention on this area of military capability.

  3. Ron Johnson:

    I am concerned that ICE is attempting to identify and retaliate against whistleblowers who revealed a lack of cooperation between USCIS and ICE in the aftermath of the terror attacks in San Bernardino, those who have the courage to come forward should not be retaliated against.

  4. Barack Obama:

    If they try to water down consumer protections that we put in place in the aftermath of the financial crisis, I will say no, and I'm confident that I'll be able to uphold vetoes of those types of provisions.

  5. Rand Paul:

    Really, there are so many things we can talk about, not in the immediate aftermath but over time. The breakdown of the family structure, lack of fathers, lack of sort of a moral code in our society.

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