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Definitions of "after"

  • Behind in place or order: Z comes after Y in the alphabet. preposition
  • Next to or lower than in order or importance. preposition
  • In quest or pursuit of: seek after fame; go after big money. preposition
  • Concerning: asked after you. preposition
  • Subsequent in time to; at a later time than: come after dinner. preposition
  • Subsequent to and because of or regardless of: They are still friends after all their differences. preposition
  • Following continually: year after year. preposition
  • In the style of or in imitation of: satires after Horace. preposition
  • With the same or close to the same name as; in honor or commemoration of: named after her mother. preposition
  • According to the nature or desires of; in conformity to: a tenor after my own heart. preposition
  • Past the hour of: five minutes after three. preposition
  • Irish Used with a present participle to indicate action that has just been completed: "Sure I'm after seeing him not five minutes ago” ( James Joyce). preposition
  • Behind; in the rear. adverb
  • At a later or subsequent time; afterward: three hours after; departed shortly after. adverb
  • Subsequent in time or place; later; following: in after years. adjective
  • Located near the stern of a vessel or the rear or an aircraft or spacecraft. adjective
  • Following or subsequent to the time that: I saw them after I arrived. conjunction
  • Afternoon. noun
  • Chiefly British Dessert. noun

The word "after" in example sentences

In this episode, three sisters one of which is criminally insane create trouble after the victims body is shown to have been mutilated *after*. [T.V. :Martin Kane Private Eye]

Fuckem. marz hey did yall see the last easter egg after the credits..after the one with stryker getting arrested..after showing him in the japanese bar..and after the one where deadpool grabs his own head..they showed the the final easter egg: the actual movie COMPLETED!. [Did The Wolverine Workprint Leak Cost Fox $29 Million? | /Film]

So, ASC, being a profit-motivated organization and not, in reality, violating any laws after all, military-grade hardware was added *after* the airframes arrived on Hera, continued to sell Fireflies to our friends at the FFSW on Hera right up until the plant was destroyed in the war.. [Firefly Ship Works Ltd. » Blog Archive » All About The Cerberus]

People often forget that a language area, even after fracturing into mutually incomprehensible or almost incomprehensible dialects, can still disseminate new features developed *after* the dissolution of the language.. [Thoughts on the early Indo-European subjunctive 1ps ending]

The unanimous decision by the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy comes two weeks after three women sued Wal-Mart in state court for failing to carry the so called ` ` morning after\'\ 'pill in its Wal-Mart and Sam\'s Club stores in the state.. [OpEdNews - Quicklink: Wal-Mart Must Stock Contraception in Mass.]

You see, Volso refused point-blank to give his porter the day off today, and the porter is adamant his master left the house shortly after dawn and did not come back until _after _the boy had been shot.. [Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine]

The monarch, ordinarily, dined at the Tower on the day after the creation of the Knights of the Bath; and devoted the greater part of the day, _after_ dinner, to this prolonged exhibition of himself to the people.. [Coronation Anecdotes]

And so, since the menstrual flow ceases after about five days from its beginning, in about ten days _after_ its stopping, the ovum will have passed out of the womb, and hence that organ contains nothing that is impregnable.. [Sane Sex Life and Sane Sex Living Some Things That All Sane People Ought to Know About Sex Nature and Sex Functioning; Its Place in the Economy of Life, Its Proper Training and Righteous Exercise]

He would soon learn after looking things over that all our tracks were made _after_ those of the man, when we left the camp.. [Afloat or, Adventures on Watery Trails]

Thus: -- quīnque post diēbus quam Lūcā discesserat, ad Sardiniam vēnit _five days after he had departed from Luca he came to Sardinia_; postquam occupātae Syrācūsae erant, profectus est Carthāginem, _after. [New Latin Grammar]

The night you'd been here, after you'd gone home, _after you were locked in your room_, you disputed about this place!. [The Best Short Stories of 1919 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story]

Act, after WILLIAM puts out table lamp, _after_ MISS EASTWOOD'S. [The Thirteenth Chair]

If they were right in taking action, _almost a year after the offence_, were they not guilty of _culpable neglect_ in paying no attention to it for ten months, or until _after_ they had been criticised by Mr. Caldwell?. [The Arena Volume 4, No. 24, November, 1891]

I've slept, to be sure, in lots of places, on the steps, and in barrels, and I ain't no ways discomflusticated; but then, you see, after a fellow has slept on a bed for a spell, why, he has a kind of a hankering _after_ a bed to sleep on some more.. [Three People]

Jefferson sought, shortly after the treaty of peace, to prohibit slavery extension, and to this end he prepared and reported an Ordinance (1784) prohibiting slavery _after the year 1800_ in all the territory then belonging to the United States above the parallel of 31° North latitude, which included what became the principal parts of the slave States of Alabama and Mississippi, all of Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as the whole Northwest. [Slavery and Four Years of War, Vol. 1-2 A Political History of Slavery in the United States Together With a Narrative of the Campaigns and Battles of the Civil War In Which the Author Took Part: 1861-1865]

And Mrs. Brooks, she wants you to call again the day after _the day after_ to-morrow.. [Prudy Keeping House]

After on Social Media

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@illusigram: Going to my friends after doing something stupid:


Bought Vdae Gifts but she might not get them til after 🤦🏽‍♂️🥺😫


@backt0nature: This lasted for hours. More tunnels were added, and he was very sad after the melting.


@alezander: me coming back to twitter after studying for 3 minutes


@OfficialMwave: #Mwave after spotting #LeeKnow's MEET&GREET t-shirt in #StrayKids' "The 9th Season 4 EP.01" ▶️ Watch Full …

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