Synonyms for after all

Grammar : Adv, conj, prep
Spell : af-ter, ahf-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf tər, ˈɑf-

Top 10 synonyms for after all Other synonyms for the word after all

Définition of after all

Origin :
  • Old English æfter "after, next, throughout, following in time, later," from Old English of "off" (see of) + -ter, a comparative suffix; thus the original meaning was "more away, farther off." Cf. Old Norse eptir "after," Old High German aftar, Gothic aftra "behind." Cognate with Greek apotero "farther off."
  • After hours "after regular working hours" is from 1861. Afterwit "wisdom that comes too late" is attested from c.1500 but seems to have fallen from use, despite being more needed now than ever. After you as an expression in yielding precedence is recorded by 1650.
  • As in lastly/last : adv in the end
  • As in nevertheless : adv however
  • As in once and for all : adv finally
  • As in though : adv however
  • As in ultimately : adv eventually
  • As in yet : adv in spite of
  • As in lastly : adv in the end
  • As in still and all : adv still
  • As in eventually : adv in the course of time
  • As in finally : adv in the end; after period of time
  • As in however : adv still, nevertheless
  • As in still : conj however
  • As in notwithstanding : prep although, however
  • As in since : prep because

Antonyms for after all

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