14 Definitions of After

The meaning of the word after, the definition of After:

a. - Next; later in time; subsequent; succeeding; as, an after period of life.

a. - Hinder; nearer the rear.

a. - To ward the stern of the ship; -- applied to any object in the rear part of a vessel; as the after cabin, after hatchway.

prep. - Behind in place; as, men in line one after another.

prep. - Below in rank; next to in order.

prep. - Later in time; subsequent; as, after supper, after three days. It often precedes a clause. Formerly that was interposed between it and the clause.

prep. - Subsequent to and in consequence of; as, after what you have said, I shall be careful.

prep. - Subsequent to and notwithstanding; as, after all our advice, you took that course.

prep. - Moving toward from behind; following, in search of; in pursuit of.

prep. - Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to; as, to look after workmen; to inquire after a friend; to thirst after righteousness.

prep. - In imitation of; in conformity with; after the manner of; as, to make a thing after a model; a picture after Rubens; the boy takes after his father.

prep. - According to; in accordance with; in conformity with the nature of; as, he acted after his kind.

prep. - According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting.

adv. - Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after.

The word "after" uses 5 letters: A E F R T

No direct anagrams for after found in our database.

Words formed by adding one letter before or after after, or to after in any order:

d - dafter farted rafted   e - afreet feater   h - father hafter trefah   l - falter   r - frater rafter   s - afters faster strafe   t - fatter   w - wafter  

Shorter words found within after:

ae aft ar are arf art at ate ear eat ef eft er era et eta fa far fare fart fat fate fear feat fer fet feta frae frat fret ft raft rat rate re ref reft ret ta tae tar tare te tea tear tref

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Other words with the same letter pairs: af ft te er

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