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thereafter

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adverb there·af·ter \ther-ˈaf-tər\

Simple Definition of thereafter

  • : after that

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of thereafter

  1. 1 :  after that

  2. 2 archaic :  according to that :  accordingly

Examples of thereafter in a sentence

  1. Thereafter, the two companies operated in full partnership.

  2. <gave his farewell speech and left the room shortly thereafter>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of thereafter

before 12th century

Rhymes with thereafter


THEREAFTER Defined for Kids

thereafter

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adverb there·af·ter \ther-ˈaf-tər\

Definition of thereafter for Students

  1. :  after that <A policeman asked him why he was running. … Shortly thereafter, Stanley was arrested. — Louis Sachar, Holes>





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