afterward

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adverb af·ter·ward \ˈaf-tə(r)-wərd\

Definition of afterward

  1. :  at a later or succeeding time :  subsequently, thereafter

Examples of afterward in a sentence

  1. He found out about it long afterward.

  2. Afterward, she got a promotion.

13th Century

First Known Use of afterward

13th century

Variants of afterward

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AFTERWARD Defined for English Language Learners

afterward

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adverb af·ter·ward \ˈaf-tə(r)-wərd\

Definition of afterward for English Language Learners

  • : at a later time : after something has happened


AFTERWARD Defined for Kids

afterward

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adverb af·ter·ward \ˈaf-tər-wərd\

Definition of afterward for Students

  1. :  at a later time <He found out the truth long afterward.>

Variants of afterward

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afterwards

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