thereafter

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adverb there·af·ter \ther-ˈaf-tər\

Definition of thereafter

  1. 1 :  after that

  2. 2 archaic :  according to that :  accordingly

Examples of thereafter in a Sentence

  1. Thereafter, the two companies operated in full partnership.

  2. gave his farewell speech and left the room shortly thereafter

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of thereafter

before 12th century


THEREAFTER Defined for English Language Learners

thereafter

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adverb there·af·ter \ther-ˈaf-tər\

Definition of thereafter for English Language Learners

  • : after that


THEREAFTER Defined for Kids

thereafter

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adverb there·af·ter \ther-ˈaf-tər\

Definition of thereafter for Students

  1. :  after that A policeman asked him why he was running. … Shortly thereafter, Stanley was arrested. — Louis Sachar, Holes



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