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 <found out about it long afterward>

Examples of afterward in a sentence

  1. He found out about it long afterward.

  2. Afterward, she got a promotion.

Variants of afterward

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afterwards

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Origin and Etymology of afterward

see 1after


First Known Use: 13th century


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

or

afterwards

\-wərdz\


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