Dictionary

1hereafter

adverb here·af·ter \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

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

3hereafter

adjective

Definition of HEREAFTER

archaic
:  future

First Known Use of HEREAFTER

1591

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: here and nowPrevious Word in the Dictionary: hereaboutsAll Words Near: hereafter
March 27, 2015
quiescent Hear it
Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears