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After

The Bible

Bible Usage:

  • after used 1,179 times.

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
After

'AFTER, adjective [The comparative degree of aft. But is some Teutonic dialects it is written with g.]

1. In marine language, more aft, or towards the stern of the ship; as, the after sails; after hatchway.

2. In common language, later in time; as, an after period of life.

In this sense, the word is often combined with the following noun; as in afternoon.

'AFTER, preposition

1. Behind in place; as, men placed in a line one after another.

2. Later in time; as, after supper. This word often precedes a sentence, as a governing preposition.

After I have arisen, I will go before you into Galilee. Math. 26.

3. In pursuit of, that is, moving behind, following; in search of.

After whom is the king of Israel come out? 1 Samuel 24:8.

Ye shall not go after other Gods. Deuteronomy 6:14.

4. In imitation of; as, to make a thing after a model.

5. According to; as, consider a thing after its intrinsic value.

6. According to the direction and influence of.

To walk after the flesh; to live after the flesh. Romans 8:1.

To judge after the sight of the eye. Isaiah 11:3.

To inquire after is to seek by asking; to ask concerning.

To follow after in scripture, is to pursue, or imitate; to serve, or worship.

AFTER, adverb Posterior; later in time; as, it was about the space of three hours after In this sense, the word, however, is really a preposition, the object being understood; about three hours after the time or fact before specified.

After is prefixed to many words, forming compounds, but retaining its genuine signification. Some of the following words are of this kind, but in some of them after seems rather to be a separate word.


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After-account

'AFTER-ACCOUNT, noun A subsequent reckoning.


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After-act

'AFTER-ACT, noun A subsequent act.


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After-ages

'AFTER-AGES, noun Later ages; succeeding times. After-age, in the singular, is not improper.

'AFTER ALL, is a phrase, signifying, when all has been considered, said or done; at last; in the final result.


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After-band

'AFTER-BAND, noun A future band.


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After-birth

'AFTER-BIRTH, noun The appendages of the fetus, called also secundines.


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After-clap

'AFTER-CLAP, noun An unexpected, subsequent event; something happening after an affair is supposed to be at an end.


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After-comer

'AFTER-COMER, noun A successor.


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After-comfort

'AFTER-COMFORT, noun Future comfort


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After-conduct

'AFTER-CONDUCT, noun Subsequent behavior.


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After-conviction

'AFTER-CONVIC'TION, n Future conviction.


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After-cost

'AFTER-COST, noun Later cost; expense after the execution of the main design.


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After-course

'AFTER-COURSE, noun Future course.


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After-crop

'AFTER-CROP, noun The second crop in the same year.


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After-days

'AFTER-DAYS, noun Future days.


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After-eatage

'AFTER-EATAGE, noun Part of the increase of the same year. [Local.]


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After-endeavor

'AFTER-ENDEAV'OR, noun An endeavor after the first or former effort.


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After-game

'AFTER-GAME, noun A subsequent scheme, or expedient.


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After-guard

'AFTER-GUARD, noun The seaman stationed on the poop or after part of the ship, to attend the after sails.


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After-hope

'AFTER-HOPE, noun Future hope.


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After-hours

'AFTER-HOURS, noun Hours that follow; time following.


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After-ignorance

'AFTER-IGNORANCE, noun Subsequent ignorance.


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After-king

'AFTER-KING, noun A succeeding king.


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After-life

'AFTER-LIFE, noun

1. Future life or the life after this.

2. A later period of life; subsequent life.


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After-liver

'AFTER-LIVER, noun One who lives in succeeding times.


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After-love

'AFTER-LOVE, noun The second or later love.


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After-malice

'AFTER-MALICE, noun Succeeding malice.


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After-math

'AFTER-MATH, noun [after and math. See Mow.]

A second crop of grass, in the same season; rowen.


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After-most

'AFTER-MOST, adjective superlative In marine language, nearest the stern, opposed to foremost; also hindmost.


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After-noon

'AFTER-NOON', noun The part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening.


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After-pains

'AFTER-PAINS, noun The pains which succeed child birth.


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After-part

'AFTER-PART, noun The latter part. In marine language, the part of a ship towards the stern.


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After-piece

'AFTER-PIECE, noun A piece performed after a play; a farce or other entertainment.


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After-proof

'AFTER-PROOF, noun Subsequent proof or evidence; qualities known by subsequent experience.


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After-repentance

'AFTER-REPENT'ANCE, noun Subsequent repentance.


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After-report

'AFTER-REPORT, noun Subsequent report, or information.


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After-sails

'AFTER-SAILS, noun The sails on the mizzenmast and stays, between the main and mizzen-masts.


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After-state

'AFTER-STATE, noun The future state.


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After-sting

'AFTER-STING, noun Subsequent sting.


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After-storm

'AFTER-STORM, noun A succeeding or future storm.


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After-supper

'AFTER-SUPPER, noun The time between supper and going to bed.


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After-swarm

'AFTER-SWARM, noun A swarm of bees which leaves the hive after the first.


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After-taste

'AFTER-TASTE, noun A taste which succeeds eating and drinking.


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After-thought

'AFTER-THOUGHT, noun [See Thought.] Reflections after an act; later thought, or expedient occurring too late.


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After-times

'AFTER-TIMES, noun Succeeding times. It may be used in the singular.


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After-tossing

'AFTER-TOSSING, noun The swell or agitation of the sea after a storm.


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Afterward

'AFTERWARD, or 'AFTERWARDS, adverb [See Ward.] In later or subsequent time.


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Afterwards

'AFTERWARD, or 'AFTERWARDS, adverb [See Ward.] In later or subsequent time.


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After-wise

'AFTER-WISE, adjective Wise afterwards or too late.


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After-wit

'AFTER-WIT, noun Subsequent wit; wisdom that comes too late.


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After-wrath

'AFTER-WRATH, noun Later wrath; anger after the provocation has ceased.


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After-writer

'AFTER-WRITER, noun A succeeding writer.