Examples of afterward in a Sentence
He found out about it long afterward.
Afterward, she got a promotion.
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With this one, however, a matter of mere hours afterward was totally time to not only demand policy changes, but also to blame a politician from another party for the carnage.
Almost as exciting as the thought of Harry popping the question is knowing what will likely happen afterward: A formal sit-down with Markle, Harry and the U.K. broadcaster of their choosing.
Not long afterward the Marines happened to be on campus recruiting.
Before the planet is eclipsed, the spectrum will include both starlight and light reflected from the planet; afterward, the planet's contribution will disappear.
Lastly, make a plan with your family on what to do in case of an emergency, and afterward.
A few days afterward, Trump sat down with 60 Minutes for one of his first interviews as president-elect.
Annabelle Dunne, the film’s producer and its subject’s grandniece, stood outside of Alice Tully Hall afterward, practically glowing.
In an effort to maximize the impact with local members of Congress, the administration is planning the president’s visits with an eye toward gaining additional attention in the run-up and afterward.
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Origin and Etymology of afterward
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsafter (or afterwards), later, latterly, subsequently, thereafter
Antonymsafore [chiefly dialect], ahead, antecedently, anteriorly, before, beforehand, earlier, previously
Related Wordsnext; by and by, hereafter, presently, since, soon, then, thereupon; hereinbelow, infra
Near Antonymsformerly; heretofore, theretofore
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