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af·ter·wards

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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.

    Etymology: 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

How to pronounce afterwards?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
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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

Examples of afterwards in a Sentence

  1. Ken Polcari:

    No one expects anything concrete to come of the meeting ... but if the tone is positive afterwards, it won't be a headwind for stocks.

  2. Jim Gregory:

    The confusion that took place afterwards, and just the lack of faith in how things were run, is really affecting people's belief and desire to want to vote again. That is especially true in my district.

  3. Andrew YangObama:

    With a crystal ball, we might not have invested as much energy in Iowa, because I think that that lack of clarity afterwards hurt every candidate, but we're excited about being here in New Hampshire.

  4. Action Pour Les Enfants:

    This is a clear signal and helps serve as deterrent for other criminals that Cambodia will not allow such crimes, and that perpetrators will not only serve time in prison, but also be deported afterwards.

  5. Bei Bei:

    During vacation, none of the technology was associated with shorter sleep time, because adolescents were able to sleep in later, however, we found that social media was associated with somewhat longer time to fall asleep, and this might be due to social media being mentally alerting and emotionally engaging, so it's harder for adolescents to wind down quickly afterwards.

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    an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
    • A. sesquipedalian
    • B. splay
    • C. flabby
    • D. lank

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