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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.
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
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