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hereafter

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hereafter

  1. from this point on <he is giving up all his worldly goods and hereafter will devote his life to the poor> Synonyms henceforward, henceforthRelated Words afterward (or afterwards), later, subsequently; hereupon, thereupon




hereafter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hereafter

  1. 1 time that is to come <apologized, for being late to the meeting and assured his boss that there would be no such recurrences in the hereafter> Synonyms by-and-by, futurity, future, offing, tomorrowRelated Words eventuality, finality; posterityNear Antonyms yesterday, yesteryear; antiquity, old, yore; moment, now, present, todayAntonyms past

  2. 2 unending existence after death <hoped to be reunited with his deceased wife in the hereafter> Synonyms afterlife, beyond, eternity, immortalityRelated Words afterworld, otherworld





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