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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Afterwards  \Aft"er*wards\,  Afterward  \Aft"er*ward\,  adv  [AS. 
  [ae]fteweard,  a.,  behind.  See  {Aft},  and  {-ward}  (suffix). 
  The  final  s  in  afterwards  is  adverbial,  orig.  a  genitive 
  ending.] 
  At  a  later  or  succeeding  time. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  afterwards 
  adv  :  happening  at  a  time  subsequent  to  a  reference  time;  "he 
  apologized  subsequently";  "he's  going  to  the  store  but 
  he'll  be  back  here  later";  "it  didn't  happen  until 
  afterward";  "two  hours  after  that"  [syn:  {subsequently}, 
  {later},  {afterward},  {after},  {later  on}] 




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