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Synonyms for afterward
ˈæf tər wərd, ˈɑf-af·ter·ward

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  1. afterwardadverb


  2. afterwardadverb

    subsequently to some other action


Princeton's WordNet

  1. subsequently, later, afterwards, afterward, after, later onadverb

    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"

    after, subsequently, by and by, afterwards, later, later on

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. afterwardadjective

    subsequently, after, later, thereafter, in the sequel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "afterward":

    subsequently, thereafter, later, after

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How to use afterward in a sentence?

  1. Baltasar Gracian:

    It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.

  2. Zachary Knox:

    He took his vehicle and all the gear that he still had remaining from his time at the FDNY.... and made the trek all the way to Ground Zero, and he was down there for several weeks afterward.

  3. Jim Fassel:

    ( Former Mayor Rudy) Giuliani's office asked me if I would come over and just walk around and shake the hands and tell them that we're supporting all these guys, i went over there three or four days afterward and it was unbelievable. You're standing there and this space is just wide open. I asked them,' What am I going to do ?' They said,' You can cheer them up. People recognize you, you can just support them.' So I did. And it did work. That's how I first got involved with some firemen. Even the ones from out-of-state, mainly some from California recognized me, and I stopped and talked to them. Those guys looked like they hadn't slept in days, they were dirty. I was just saying,' Thanks guys for what you're doing here.' You try to do a little something for them.

  4. Jane Rosenthal:

    You'll be able to see a premiere of the film and during that premiere the filmmakers will come out and introduce it. There will be a talk afterward.

  5. Jeff Sadosky:

    We're focused on Tuesday, and we'll have more for you afterward.

Translations for afterward

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  • এরপরে, তার পরে, তার পর, এর পর, এর পরে, তারপর, তারপরেBengali
  • en seguida, consecuentementeSpanish
  • après, ultérieurement, après coup, ensuiteFrench
  • in seguito, poi, successivamente, dopoItalian
  • posteaLatin
  • muriMāori
  • em seguidaPortuguese
  • sau đó, sau này, về sauVietnamese

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