- behind or in the rearFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=after
• (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. • (prep.) Subsequent to and in consequence of; as, after what you have said, I shall be careful. • (a.) Next; later in time; subsequent; su...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/after/
behind or in the rear; `and Jill came tumbling after`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
[ Anglo-Saxon æfter
after, behind; akin to Goth. aftaro
, backwards, Icelandic aptr
, Swedish and Danish efter
, Old High German aftar
behind, Dutch and LG. achter
, Greek 'apwte`rw
further ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/41
Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after
. « It was about the space of three hours after
. Acts. v. 7.
» » After
is prefixed to many words, forming compounds, but retaining its usual signification. The prefix ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/41
Aft'er preposition 1.
Behind in place; as, men in line one after
another. 'Shut doors after
you.' Shak. 2.
Below in rank; next to in order. Shak.
« Codrus after
Ph...bus sings the best. Dryden.
Later in time; s...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/41
After is Australian slang for afternoon.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZA.HTM
In nautical terms, the term after refers to the rear of a ship.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/RA.HTM
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