adverb there·af·ter \ther-ˈaf-tər\

: after that

Full Definition of THEREAFTER

:  after that
archaic :  according to that :  accordingly

Examples of THEREAFTER

  1. Thereafter, the two companies operated in full partnership.
  2. <gave his farewell speech and left the room shortly thereafter>

First Known Use of THEREAFTER

before 12th century

Rhymes with THEREAFTER


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