Origin of afterward
Examples from the Web for afterward
For many years afterward it was a never-ending topic of conversation, and is more or less talked of even to this day.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Afterward, the graduates posed for pictures with their families.
Afterward, you can actually see her young career flash before her eyes as she makes a kind of puffed up blowfish face.The Curious Little Shell That Restarted Jenny Slate’s Career|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I vividly recall, that day and the weeks afterward, people groping for a decent way forward.
Afterward, Republicans, who unanimously supported the pipeline, seemed unfazed.Keystone Senate Failure Is Environmental Kabuki Theater|Ben Jacobs|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His leg, just then, seemed to get a kink in it, as he said afterward.The Bobbsey Twins at Cedar Camp|Laura Lee Hope
Do you know if he ever talked to the boy about it afterward?Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Warsaw capitulated two days afterward; the detached parties of the patriots melted away, and Poland was no more.
I will love you as long as we live, and afterward, my soul will love your soul throughout eternity.The Skylark of Space|Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
This smooth one was afterward arrested in New Orleans, convicted and sent to prison for a term.Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World|Clifton R. Wooldridge
Word Origin and History for afterward
Old English æftanweard, from æftan "after" (see aft) + -weard suffix indicating direction (see -ward); nautical use as aftward, then expanded by influence of after; variant afterwards shows adverbial genitive.