Synonyms for after-math

Grammar : Noun
Spell : af-ter-math, ahf-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf tərˌmæθ, ˈɑf-

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Définition of after-math

Origin :
  • 1520s, originally a second crop of grass grown after the first had been harvested, from after + -math, a dialectal word, from Old English mæð "a mowing, cutting of grass" (see math (n.2)). Figurative sense by 1650s. Cf. French regain "aftermath," from re- + Old French gain, gaain "grass which grows in meadows that have been mown," from a Germanic source, cf. Old High German weida "grass, pasture"
  • As in outcome : noun consequence, effect
  • As in product : noun result or goods created
  • As in backwash : noun repercussion
  • As in result : noun effect brought about by something
  • As in sequel : noun follow-up
  • As in upshot : noun end result
  • As in wake : noun trail behind something
  • As in side effect : noun adverse or unwanted secondary effect
  • As in materialization : noun effect
  • As in resultant : noun effect
  • As in sequent : noun effect
  • As in consequence : noun result, outcome of action
  • As in after-effect : noun repercussion
  • As in aftermath : noun situation following an event, occurrence
  • As in effect : noun result
  • As in event : noun effect, result
  • As in eventuality : noun something that probably will happen
Example sentences :
  • So, when it comes, the after-math shall find you feeding still.
  • Extract from : « Theocritus » by Theocritus
  • The cow was foddered with after-math, hay, and potatoes; the horse with the same hay and oats.
  • Extract from : « Domestic Animals » by Richard L. Allen
  • It was the after-math of Paardeberg, which claimed more lives long after, than in all its hours of slowly intensifying agony!
  • Extract from : « With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back » by Edward P. Lowry
  • She could send several cheeses to table,—new milk cheese, nettle-cheese, floaten milk cheese and eddish or after-math cheese.
  • Extract from : « Nooks and Corners of English Life, Past and Present » by John Timbs

Antonyms for after-math

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