Definition for after

adjective as in following in position or time


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Chefs have been on the trend for years, hosting underground dinner parties and after-hour meals for staff.

Imagine the rightful morning-after furor if a racial slight had been broadcast in primetime.

And the Pentagon tweeted alleged before-and-after photos of a building attacked by the advanced fighter.

Nigeria, once synonymous with corruption and waste, is now one of the most sought-after destinations for investors.

This means closely examining photos for sought-after traits like height and a symmetrical face.

But I don't see that that sort of thing helps him to decide upon the most suitable career for a young man in after-war conditions.

He wanted besides to stay for the after-service, which he had not done since he was a young man—never since his marriage.

I beg you not to quarrel with me for the word; some of the partakers in that after-service remain from no higher motive.

But the after-piece excited much emotion: it was called "The Discovery of Brazil."

He had dashed for an after-compartment to their storage place of tools, and returned with a blow-torch in his hand.

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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to after, such as: afterwards, later, subsequently, back, back of, and behind.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.