hereafter


1here·af·ter

adverb \hir-ˈaf-tər\

: after this : from now on

: in a future time or state

Full Definition of HEREAFTER

1
:  after this in sequence or in time
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.

First Known Use of HEREAFTER

before 12th century

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Rhymes with HEREAFTER

2hereafter

noun, often capitalized

Definition of HEREAFTER

1
:  future
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>

First Known Use of HEREAFTER

1546

Related to HEREAFTER

3hereafter

adjective

Definition of HEREAFTER

archaic
:  future

First Known Use of HEREAFTER

1591

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