meaning of afterward

afterward meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English


afterward meaning in General Dictionary

taking place at a time subsequent to a reference time

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  • At a later or succeeding time.

afterward meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) At a later or succeeding time.


Sentence Examples with the word afterward

There are no true teeth in the adult, although the young possess a set which are shed after being worn down by friction with food and sand, their purposes being afterward served by horny prominences, two on each side of each jaw - those in the front narrow, longitudinal, sharp-edged ridges, and those behind broad, flattened and molariform.

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