Synonyms for afterward

Grammar : Adv
Spell : af-ter-werd, ahf-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf tər wərd, ˈɑf-

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Définition of afterward

Origin :
  • Old English æftanweard, from æftan "after" (see aft) + -weard suffix indicating direction (see -ward); nautical use as aftward, then expanded by influence of after; variant afterwards shows adverbial genitive.
  • adv following
Example sentences :
  • Afterward, I looked downward, and saw my dead body lying on a couch.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • Twelve hours afterward the snow, three feet deep on a level, has melted.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • I afterward sold their horse, and sent them the balance of the proceeds.
  • Extract from : « Harriet, The Moses of Her People » by Sarah H. Bradford
  • Afterward his uncle came in a fierce humor, slamming the door.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • In her numbed brain was no flicker of thought as to whatever might come to her afterward.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • We thought it very childish of him, but afterward we were glad we had not made any objection.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • There was, as Yates afterward remarked, "abundance, and plenty of it."
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • For years afterward, the memory of one evening lingered with him.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • Joseph afterward was an illustrious specimen of this disposition.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • Afterward I learned that he was our dragoman's father; but I was loyal and did not tell.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson

Antonyms for afterward

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