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Definition of "after" [aft•er]

  • 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)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "after" in a sentence
  • "In this episode, three sisters one of which is criminally insane create trouble after the victims body is shown to have been mutilated *after*"
  • "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!"
  • "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."