After

After Aft"er, adv. Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after. [1913 Webster]

It was about the space of three hours after. --Acts. v. 7. [1913 Webster]

Note: After is prefixed to many words, forming compounds, but retaining its usual signification. The prefix may be adverbial, prepositional, or adjectival; as in after- described, after-dinner, after-part. The hyphen is sometimes needlessly used to connect the adjective after with its noun. See {Note} under {After}, a., 1. [1913 Webster]


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  • After — Aft er, prep. 1. Behind in place; as, men in line one after another. Shut doors after you. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Below in rank; next to in order. Shak. [1913 Webster] Codrus after Ph?bus sings the best. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Later in time;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • After 7 — Origin Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Genres R B New Jack Swing Years active 1988 1997; 2006 present Label …   Wikipedia

  • After — Aft er ([.a]ft t[ e]r), a. [AS. [ae]fter after, behind; akin to Goth. aftaro, aftra, backwards, Icel. aptr, Sw. and Dan. efter, OHG. aftar behind, Dutch and LG. achter, Gr. apwte rw further off. The ending ter is an old comparative suffix, in E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • after — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English æfter; akin to Old High German aftar after, and probably to Old English of of Date: before 12th century following in time or place ; afterward, behind, later < we arrived shortly after > <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • After all — After Aft er, prep. 1. Behind in place; as, men in line one after another. Shut doors after you. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Below in rank; next to in order. Shak. [1913 Webster] Codrus after Ph?bus sings the best. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Later in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • After War Gundam X — Promotional image of the main protagonists and mobile suit Gundam X 機動新世紀ガンダムX (Mobile New Century Gundam X) Genre …   Wikipedia

  • After body — After Aft er ([.a]ft t[ e]r), a. [AS. [ae]fter after, behind; akin to Goth. aftaro, aftra, backwards, Icel. aptr, Sw. and Dan. efter, OHG. aftar behind, Dutch and LG. achter, Gr. apwte rw further off. The ending ter is an old comparative suffix,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • After-dinner — Aft er din ner, n. The time just after dinner. An after dinner s sleep. Shak. [Obs.] a. Following dinner; post prandial; as, an after dinner nap. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • after-shave — n. same as {after shave lotion}. Syn: after shave lotion [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • after-shave lotion — n. 1. 1 a fragrant lotion for a man s face after shaving. Syn: after shave [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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