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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Later; following a certain time or event.

Usage examples (38)
  • Once a decision was made, I did not worry about it afterward.
  • COOPER: It's the expression afterward that's so good.
  • The fact that they lied about it afterward is disgusting.
  • His own mother called afterward to inquire about his health. for more
Tutoring comment
  • "Afterward(s)" means after a while or subsequent, while an "afterword" is an epilogue or short conclusion to a book or novel.
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