Examples of thereafter in a Sentence
Thereafter, the two companies operated in full partnership.
gave his farewell speech and left the room shortly thereafter
Recent Examples of thereafter from the Web
So, with the urging of Dons coach Dan Geiger, de Pinillos got an MRI — and soon thereafter the bad news.
The Associated Press poll soon thereafter changed its policy and began naming its champion following the bowl games.
But when Kimlan's daughter died tragically soon thereafter in 1999, the determined septuagenarian hit pause on her academic aspirations.
All episodes thereafter will be available exclusively for streaming on CBS All Access.
Forever 21 dropped the counter-suit shortly thereafter.
Shortly thereafter, a Navy F-18 pilot dials in to put them in their place, asking the controller to broadcast his speed over the air, a cool 620 knots across the ground.
William Wrigley Jr. founded his namesake company in Chicago in 1891 as a soap company and started producing Juicy Fruit and Doublemint gum soon thereafter.
Not long after news broke of Ball’s status, Fox — who first met Ball on the AAU circuit and spoke at length about the budding rivalry with the Sacramento Bee recently — tweeted a palm-to-face emoji that was deleted soon thereafter.
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First Known Use of thereafter
before 12th century
Synonymsafterward (or afterwards), later, latterly, subsequently, after
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
THEREAFTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thereafter for English Language Learners
: after that
THEREAFTER Defined for Kids
Definition of thereafter for Students
- A policeman asked him why he was running. … Shortly thereafter, Stanley was arrested.
- —Louis Sachar, Holes
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