The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information

3 definitions found
 for afterwards
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Afterwards \Aft"er*wards\, Afterward \Aft"er*ward\, adv. [AS.
     [ae]fteweard, a., behind. See Aft, and -ward (suffix).
     The final s in afterwards is adverbial, orig. a genitive
     At a later or succeeding time.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: happening at a time subsequent to a reference time; "he
             apologized subsequently"; "he's going to the store but
             he'll be back here later"; "it didn't happen until
             afterward"; "two hours after that" [syn: subsequently,
             later, afterwards, afterward, after, later on]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "afterwards":
     after, after a time, after a while, after all, after that,
     afterward, anon, before long, by and by, by destiny, ex post facto,
     fatally, hopefully, imminently, in aftertime, in the aftermath,
     in the future, in the sequel, later, next, predictably, probably,
     proximo, since, soon, subsequently, then, thereafter, thereon,
     thereupon, therewith, tomorrow

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org