Definition of after adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɑːftə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæftər//
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 later in time; afterwards That was in 1996. Soon after, I heard that he'd died. I could come next week, or the week after. And they all lived happily ever after. Word OriginOld English æfter, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch achter.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: after