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afterward

adverb af·ter·ward \ˈaf-tə(r)-wərd\

: at a later time : after something has happened

Full Definition of AFTERWARD

:  at a later or succeeding time :  subsequently, thereafter

Variants of AFTERWARD

af·ter·ward or af·ter·wards \-wərdz\

Examples of AFTERWARD

  1. He found out about it long afterward.
  2. Afterward, she got a promotion.

First Known Use of AFTERWARD

13th century
AFTERWARD Defined for Kids

afterward

adverb af·ter·ward \ˈaf-tər-wərd\

Definition of AFTERWARD for Kids

:  at a later time <He found out the truth long afterward.>

Variants of AFTERWARD

af·ter·ward or af·ter·wards \-wərdz\

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