What does afterwards mean?

Definitions for afterwards

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

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. 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


  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


  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. John Stamos:

    A couple of women have wanted ‘selfies’ afterwards.

  2. Lewis Carroll:

    No, no! said the Queen. Sentence firstverdict afterwards.

  3. Benjamin Franklin:

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

  4. Arthur Koestler:

    The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.

  5. Da Silva:

    They haven't said until when we can stay or where we'll go afterwards.

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