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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hereafter

  1. 1 :  after this in sequence or in time

  2. 2 :  in some future time or state

Examples of hereafter in a sentence

  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


2

hereafter

noun, often capitalized here·af·ter

Definition of hereafter

  1. 1 :  future

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



Examples of hereafter in a sentence

  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 for Students

  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.>




2

hereafter

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noun here·af·ter

Definition of hereafter for Students

  1. 1 :  2future 1

  2. 2 :  life after death





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