What does afterward mean?

Definitions for afterward
ˈæf tər wərd, ˈɑf-af·ter·ward

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word afterward.

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"


  1. afterward(Adverb)

    subsequently to some other action

Webster Dictionary

  1. Afterward(adverb)

    at a later or succeeding time

  2. Origin: [AS. fteweard, a., behind. See Aft, and -ward (suffix). The final s in afterwards is adverbial, orig. a genitive ending.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Afterward

    aft′ėr-ward, Afterwards, aft′ėr-wardz, adv. in after-time: later: subsequently. [A.S. æftenweard.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. afterward

    A space of time in which something happens after something else has happened, as, life, death; love, disillusion; riches, gout; wine, headache; unselfishness, regret.

How to pronounce afterward?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say afterward in sign language?

  1. afterward


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of afterward in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of afterward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of afterward in a Sentence

  1. Annie Mulgrew:

    I always feel better afterward!

  2. Michael Robbins:

    Afterward, I got worried and started shaking.

  3. Owen Labrie:

    I wanted to boast to my friends afterward. I misled them.

  4. Jessie Bell:

    Afterward we thought it would be better, but it got worse.

  5. Austin Box:

    What we learned afterward was he had opioids in his system.

Images & Illustrations of afterward

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  • তার পরে, এরপরে, এর পরে, তারপরে, তারপর, এর পর, তার পরBengali
  • consecuentemente, en seguidaSpanish
  • ensuite, ultérieurement, après, après coupFrench
  • dopo, poi, in seguito, successivamenteItalian
  • posteaLatin
  • muriMāori
  • em seguidaPortuguese
  • về sau, sau đó, sau nàyVietnamese

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