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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

You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There's another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.
Bill Gates

True love doesn't happen right away; it's an ever-growing process. It develops after you've gone through many ups and downs, when you've suffered together, cried together, laughed together.
Ricardo Montalban

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

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.
Wilma Rudolph

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
John Lennon
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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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