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Definitions of after

  1. behind or in the rear; "and Jill came tumbling after" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. happening at a time subsequent to a reference time; "he apologized subsequently"; "he's going to the store but he'll be back here later"; "it didn't happen until afterward"; "two hours after that" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. located farther aft Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. following in time The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Next; later in time; subsequent; succeeding; as, an after period of life. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Hinder; nearer the rear. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Behind in place; as, men in line one after another. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Below in rank; next to in order. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Later in time; subsequent; as, after supper, after three days. It often precedes a clause. Formerly that was interposed between it and the clause. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Subsequent to and in consequence of; as, after what you have said, I shall be careful. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Subsequent to and notwithstanding; as, after all our advice, you took that course. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Moving toward from behind; following, in search of; in pursuit of. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to; as, to look after workmen; to inquire after a friend; to thirst after righteousness. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. In imitation of; in conformity with; after the manner of; as, to make a thing after a model; a picture after Rubens; the boy takes after his father. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. According to; in accordance with; in conformity with the nature of; as, he acted after his kind. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. To ward the stern of the ship; - applied to any object in the rear part of a vessel; as the after cabin, after hatchway. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Next; later; behind in place; as, the after part of a ship. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. In succession to; later than; in imitation of; according to; in pursuit of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. Later than. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. Behind in place: later in time: more toward the stern of a vessel. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. Behind, in place: later, in time: following, in search of: in imitation of: in proportion to: concerning. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. Subsequently: afterward. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. Later in time; behind. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. Later; hinder; toward the stern. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. Farther aft. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. At a later time. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  29. In the rear; behind. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. In succession to; subsequently to; because of; not with standing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Behind, back of, or below in rank; inferior to; in pursuit of; in search of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. In relation to; about; for; in imitation of; in obedience to; according to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. For the sake of; by the name of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. Later in time; succeeding; further aft. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. Posterior; later. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. Behind in place; later in time; in pursuit or search of; in imitation of; according to; next to; concerning. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  37. Later in time-as, it is an after thought. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  38. Behind; later-as, he went home after dinner. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  39. When-as, you will come to me after he has seen you. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  40. To ward the stern of the ship; -- applied to any object in the rear part of a vessel; as the after cabin, after hatchway. mso.anu.edu.au
  41. Later, succeeding, subsequent to, inferior in point of time or of priority or preference. thelawdictionary.org
  42. aft'[.e]r, prep. and adv. behind in place: later in time: following in search of: in imitation of: in proportion to, or in agreement with: concerning: subsequent to, or subsequently: afterward: after the manner of, or in imitation of.--adj. behind in place: later in time: more toward the stern of a vessel. [A.S. æfter, comp. of af, or of, the primary meaning being 'more off,' 'farther away;' -ter as a comparative affix is seen in L. al-ter, Eng. o-ther. See OF.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  43. Behind (prep. & adv.); in pursuit of, as run a., inquire a.; concerning, as look, see, a.; for, as hanker, yearn, a.; following in point of time; a. (the lapse of) three months; in view of, as a. such behaviour; next in importance to; according to, as a. this pattern, a. a fashion; in imitation of (person), as a. Rembrandt; in allusion to, as named a.; (conj.) in, at, the time subsequent to that at which, as a. he went, goes, has gone, had gone. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  44. Later, following, as a. years; (Naut.) hinder, posterior, as a. cabin, masts. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  45. afterwards (for months a.). a. all, in spite of all that has happened or been said &c. (a. all, what does it matter?) or of one\'s exertions, expectations, &c. (telephoned for an hour& never got on a. all; so the Australians never won a. all!); a. one\'s own heart, such as one thoroughly approves of (a man a. my own heart). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  46. prep. [Anglo Saxon] Behind in place; - later in time; - in pursuit of; - in imitation of;- according to the direction and influence of; - concerning; in relation to. Cabinet Dictionary
  47. adv. Subsequently in time or place. Cabinet Dictionary
  48. Following in place; in pursuit of; behind; posterior in time; according to; in imitation of. Complete Dictionary
  49. In succeeding time; following another. Complete Dictionary

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