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hereafter

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adverb here·af·ter \hir-ˈaf-tər\

Simple Definition of hereafter

  • : after this : from now on

  • : in a future time or state

Full Definition of hereafter

  1. 1 :  after this in sequence or in time

  2. 2 :  in some future time or state

Examples of hereafter

  1. Hereafter the two companies will operate in full partnership.

  2. We don't know what will happen hereafter.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of hereafter

before 12th century

Rhymes with hereafter


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hereafter

noun here·af·ter

Definition of hereafter

  1. 1 :  future

  2. 2 :  an existence beyond earthly life <belief in the hereafter>



Examples of hereafter

  1. <apologized, for being late to the meeting and assured his boss that there would be no such recurrences in the hereafter>

  2. <hoped to be reunited with his deceased wife in the hereafter>



1546

First Known Use of hereafter

1546


3

hereafter

adjective here·af·ter

Definition of hereafter

archaic

  1. :  future



1591

First Known Use of hereafter

1591



HEREAFTER Defined for Kids

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hereafter

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adverb here·af·ter \hir-ˈaf-tər\

Definition of hereafter

  1. 1 :  after this <We will hereafter have a shorter recess.>

  2. 2 :  in some future time or state <We can only guess what will happen hereafter.>




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hereafter

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noun here·af·ter

Definition of hereafter

  1. 1 :  2future 1

  2. 2 :  life after death





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