from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- prep. Behind in place or order: Z comes after Y in the alphabet.
- prep. Next to or lower than in order or importance.
- prep. In quest or pursuit of: seek after fame; go after big money.
- prep. Concerning: asked after you.
- prep. Subsequent in time to; at a later time than: come after dinner.
- prep. Subsequent to and because of or regardless of: They are still friends after all their differences.
- prep. Following continually: year after year.
- prep. In the style of or in imitation of: satires after Horace.
- prep. With the same or close to the same name as; in honor or commemoration of: named after her mother.
- prep. According to the nature or desires of; in conformity to: a tenor after my own heart.
- prep. Past the hour of: five minutes after three.
- prep. Irish Used with a present participle to indicate action that has just been completed: "Sure I'm after seeing him not five minutes ago” ( James Joyce).
- adv. Behind; in the rear.
- adv. At a later or subsequent time; afterward: three hours after; departed shortly after.
- adj. Subsequent in time or place; later; following: in after years.
- adj. Located near the stern of a vessel or the rear or an aircraft or spacecraft.
- conj. Following or subsequent to the time that: I saw them after I arrived.
- n. Afternoon.
- n. Chiefly British Dessert.
- idiom after all In spite of everything to the contrary; nevertheless: We chose to take the train after all.
- idiom after all Everything else having been considered; ultimately: A car is after all a means of transportation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Behind; later in time; following.
- prep. Subsequently to; following in time; later than.
- prep. behind
- prep. in pursuit of, seeking
- prep. in allusion to, in imitation of; following or referencing
- prep. next in importance or rank
- prep. as a result of
- prep. in spite of
- prep. Used to indicate recent completion of an activity
- prep. according to an author or text
- conj. Signifies that the action of the clause it starts takes place before the action of the other clause.
- adj. Later; second (of two); next, following, subsequent
- adj. At or towards the stern of a ship
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Next; later in time; subsequent; succeeding.
- adj. Hinder; nearer the rear.
- adv. Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward.
- prep. Behind in place.
- prep. Below in rank; next to in order.
- prep. Later in time; subsequent. It often precedes a clause. Formerly that was interposed between it and the clause.
- prep. Subsequent to and in consequence of.
- prep. Subsequent to and notwithstanding.
- prep. Moving toward from behind; following, in search of; in pursuit of.
- prep. Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to
- prep. In imitation of; in conformity with; after the manner of
- prep. According to; in accordance with; in conformity with the nature of.
- prep. According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting.
- prep. successively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Behind; in the rear: as, to follow after.
- Later in time; afterward: as, it was about the space of three hours after.
- Behind in place: as, men placed in a line one after another.
- Later in time than; in succession to; at the close of: as, after supper.
- In pursuit of; in search of; with or in desire for.
- In imitation of, or in imitation of the style of: as, to make a thing after a model; after the French; after the antique; after Raphael.
- According to; in proportion to; in accordance with: as, “after their intrinsic value,” Bacon, War with Spain.
- According to the nature of; in agreement or unison with; in conformity to.
- Below in rank or excellence; next to: as, Milton is usually placed after Shakspere among English poets.
- Concerning: as, to inquire after a person.
- Subsequent to and in consequence of: as, after what has happened I can never return.
- Subsequent to the time that.
- Synonyms Behind, After. See behind.
- Later in time; subsequent; succeeding: as, an after period of life.
- Naut,: Further aft, or toward the stern of the ship: as, the after-sails; the after-hatch-way.
- Pertaining to the after-body of a ship: as, after-timbers.
- In mineralogy, derived from; having the form of: said of pseudomorphs, which retain only the form of the original mineral: as, malachite pseudomorph after cuprite; cassiterite pseudomorph after feldspar. See pseudomorph.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. behind or in the rear
- adv. happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
- adj. located farther aft
In this episode, three sisters one of which is criminally insane create trouble after the victims body is shown to have been mutilated *after*
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People often forget that a language area, even after fracturing into mutually incomprehensible or almost incomprehensible dialects, can still disseminate new features developed *after* the dissolution of the language.
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You see, Volso refused point-blank to give his porter the day off today, and the porter is adamant his master left the house shortly after dawn and did not come back until _after _the boy had been shot.
The monarch, ordinarily, dined at the Tower on the day after the creation of the Knights of the Bath; and devoted the greater part of the day, _after_ dinner, to this prolonged exhibition of himself to the people.
And so, since the menstrual flow ceases after about five days from its beginning, in about ten days _after_ its stopping, the ovum will have passed out of the womb, and hence that organ contains nothing that is impregnable.
He would soon learn after looking things over that all our tracks were made _after_ those of the man, when we left the camp.
Thus: -- quīnque post diēbus quam Lūcā discesserat, ad Sardiniam vēnit _five days after he had departed from Luca he came to Sardinia_; postquam occupātae Syrācūsae erant, profectus est Carthāginem, _after
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