after


after
1. preposition
1)

she made a speech after the performance

Syn:
following, subsequent to, at the close/end of, in the wake of; formal posterior to
Ant:
before, preceding
2)

Guy shut the door after them

Syn:
behind, following
Ant:
in front of
3)

after the way he treated my sister, I never want to speak to him again

Syn:
because of, as a result of, as a consequence of, in view of, owing to, on account of
4)

is he still going to marry her, after all that's happened?

Syn:
despite, in spite of, regardless of, notwithstanding
5)

the policeman ran after him

Syn:
in pursuit of, in someone's direction, following
Ant:
away from, in front of
6)

I'm after information, and I'm willing to pay for it

Syn:
in search of, in quest of, in pursuit of, trying to find, looking for, hunting for; desirous of, wanting
7)

they asked after Dad

Syn:
about, concerning, regarding, with regard to, with respect to, with reference to
8)

the village was named after a Roman officer

Syn:
in honor of, as a tribute to
2. adverb
1)

the week after, we went to Madrid

Syn:
later, afterward, after this/that, subsequently
Ant:
previously, before
2)

porters were following on after with their bags

Syn:
behind, in the rear, at the back, in someone's wake
Ant:
ahead, in front

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