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View synonyms for thereafter

thereafter

[ thair-af-ter, -ahf- ]

adverb

  1. after that in time or sequence; afterward:

    Thereafter they did not speak.

    Synonyms: subsequently, thenceforth, later

  2. Obsolete. accordingly.


thereafter

/ ˌðɛərˈɑːftə /

adverb

  1. from that time on or after that time

    thereafter, he ceased to pay attention



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Word History and Origins

Origin of thereafter1

before 900; Middle English ther after, Old English thǣr æfter. See there, after
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Example Sentences

President Rhee resigned soon thereafter and was secreted out of the country to Hawaii by the American CIA.

Soon thereafter, Bentivolio was asked to play Santa in downtown Milford and became a professional.

Shortly thereafter, Facebook announced a similar initiative, although their plan calls for the use of drones instead of balloons.

Shortly thereafter, T.I. lent his first post-incarceration verse to a remix of “Magic.”

Thereafter, the 1960s swelled with political zeal and social unrest.

Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.

In contrast to the Widal, it begins to fade about the end of the second week, and soon thereafter entirely disappears.

Cotton exchanges reopened on November 16, and stock exchanges opened for restricted trading shortly thereafter.

Thereafter he ran away from school twice, having been seized with a romantic and irresistible desire to see and shoot a lion!

It is to be presumed that thereafter Jacob's first inquiry must have been, "Oh now, where did you get such and such goods?"

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