Definition of After

1. Adjective. Located farther aft.

Similar to: Aft



2. Adverb. Happening at a time subsequent to a reference time. "Two hours after that"

3. Adverb. Behind or in the rear. "And Jill came tumbling after"

Definition of After

1. a. Next; later in time; subsequent; succeeding; as, an after period of life.

2. prep. Behind in place; as, men in line one after another.

3. adv. Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after.

Definition of After

1. Adverb. Behind; later in time; following. ¹

2. Preposition. subsequently to; following in time; later than. ¹

3. Preposition. behind ¹

4. Preposition. in pursuit of, seeking ¹

5. Preposition. in allusion to, in imitation of; following or referencing ¹

6. Preposition. next in importance or rank ¹

7. Preposition. as a result of ¹

8. Preposition. in spite of ¹

9. Preposition. (Irish usually preceded by a form of ''be'' followed by an -ing form of a verb) (non-gloss definition Used to indicate recent completion of an activity) ¹

10. Preposition. (obsolete) according to an author or text ¹

11. Conjunction. (non-gloss definition Signifies that the action of the clause it starts takes place before the action of the other clause). ¹

12. Adjective. (dated) Later; second (of two); next, following, subsequent ¹

13. Adjective. (nautical where the frame of reference is within the ship) At or towards the stern of a ship ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of After

1. behind in place or order [prep]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of After

afront
afropavo
afrormosia
afros
afroth
afrothere
afrotheres
afrotherian
afrotherians
aft
aft(a)
aft-most
aftah
aftcastle
aftcastles
after (current term)
after't
after(a)
after-
after-acquired title
after-acquired titles
after-cast
after-clap
after-claps
after-comer
after-dinner speech
after-discovered evidence
after-eatage
after-effect
after-effects

Literary usage of After

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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"told him I would call for thee, who after discourse had with him, ... So she smiled, but the water stood in her eyes; and after a little pause she said, ..."

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