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Definition of After

After

  1. Next; later in time; subsequent; succeeding; as, an after period of life.
  2. Hinder; nearer the rear.
  3. To ward the stern of the ship; -- applied to any object in the rear part of a vessel; as the after cabin, after hatchway.
  4. Behind in place; as, men in line one after another.
  5. Below in rank; next to in order.
  6. Later in time; subsequent; as, after supper, after three days. It often precedes a clause. Formerly that was interposed between it and the clause.
  7. Subsequent to and in consequence of; as, after what you have said, I shall be careful.
  8. Subsequent to and notwithstanding; as, after all our advice, you took that course.
  9. Moving toward from behind; following, in search of; in pursuit of.
  10. Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to; as, to look after workmen; to inquire after a friend; to thirst after righteousness.
  11. In imitation of; in conformity with; after the manner of; as, to make a thing after a model; a picture after Rubens; the boy takes after his father.
  12. According to; in accordance with; in conformity with the nature of; as, he acted after his kind.
  13. According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting.
  14. Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after.

After Quotations

Matthew Henry Quote
After a storm comes a calm.
Matthew Henry

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Albert Einstein

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Nelson Mandela
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After Translations

after in Afrikaans is na, agter, nadat, oor
after in Danish is efter
after in Dutch is achter
after in German is nachdem, hinter, nach, nach
after in Latin is praeter, postquam, secundum, secundum, post
after in Norwegian is etter, bak
after in Swedish is efter

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