Definition of one after another
- The buses kept arriving, one after another.
- One person after another walked out of the concert.
- One after another of her friends got married and moved away.
: following in time or place : afterward, behind, later
: subsequently to the time when
: later in time
: located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft
used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed
used as the first part of a compound to indicate an event or entity that follows or results from the thing denoted by the second part of the compound
used as the first part of a compound to indicate an event or entity of the same nature as the thing denoted by the second part of the compound but which follows that event or entity and is less intense or significant
the rear or lower part
: different or distinct from the one first considered
: some other
: being one more in addition to one or more of the same kind
: an additional one of the same kind : one more
: one that is different from the first or present one
: one of a group of unspecified or indefinite things
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