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after

Definitions by Oxford


[ˈɑːftə], (Preposition)

Definitions:
- in the time following (an event or another period of time)
(e.g: shortly after their marriage they moved to Colorado)

- behind
(e.g: she went out, shutting the door after her)

- in pursuit or quest of
(e.g: they're chasing after something that doesn't exist)

- next to and following in order or importance
(e.g: in their order of priorities health comes after housing)

- in allusion to (someone or something with the same or a related name)
(e.g: they named her Pauline, after Barbara's mother)


Phrases:
- after all
- after hours
- after you
- be after doing something

Origin:
Old English æfter, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch achter


[ˈɑːftə], (Conjunction)

Definitions:
- during the period of time following an event
(e.g: bath time ended in a flood after the taps were left running)


Phrases:
- after all
- after hours
- after you
- be after doing something

Origin:


[ˈɑːftə], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- at a later or future time; afterwards
(e.g: Duke Frederick died soon after)


Phrases:
- after all
- after hours
- after you
- be after doing something

Origin:


[ˈɑːftə], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- later
(e.g: he was sorry in after years)

- nearer the stern of a ship
(e.g: the after cabin)


Phrases:
- after all
- after hours
- after you
- be after doing something

Origin:







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