Definition of Afterwards

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

Exact synonyms: After, Afterward, Later, Later On, Subsequently
Partainyms: Later, Subsequent



Definition of Afterwards

1. adv. At a later or succeeding time.

Definition of Afterwards

1. Adverb. (context: temporal location) At a later or succeeding time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Afterwards

1. afterward [n] - See also: afterward

Afterwards Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Afterwards

aftertale
aftertales
aftertaste
aftertastes
aftertax
afterthink
afterthought
afterthoughts
aftertime
aftertimes
aftertouch
aftertouches
afterwar
afterward
afterwardness
afterwards (current term)
afterwardsness
afterwise
afterwit
afterwitted
afterword
afterwords
afterworld
afterworlds
afther
aftmost
aftosa
aftosas
aftre
aftward

Literary usage of Afterwards

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"At the age of ten he was entered on the books of the Fly, and afterwards on those of the Racehorse, as an ' able seaman.' He probably first went afloat in ..."

2. Universal Biography: Containing a Copious Account, Critical and Historical ...by John Lemprière by John Lemprière (1810)
"After his return to Constantinople, ic came to Florence, whore hu taught Greek 'or three years ; and afterwards he became ..."

3. The pilgrim's progress by John Bunyan, James Solas Dodd (1795)
"... and so leave him to think of what he hath heard already, and then stop again for him afterwards, and see if by degrees we can do any good by him? ..."

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