after

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
prep. past, beyond, behind. — adj. later, subsequent, following. —adv. afterward, subsequently, not now, later. See sequence, pursuit.
II
(Roget's IV) modif. and prep.
1. [Behind in space]
Syn. back of, in the rear, behind; see back .
2. [Following]
Syn. next, later, subsequent; see following .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
a.
1. later afterward, thereafter, following, subsequent.
2. behind preceded by, in back of, following.
II
prep.
in pursuit of, looking for, in search of.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adverb At a subsequent time: afterward, afterwards, later, latterly, next, subsequently, ulteriorly. Idioms: after a while, by and by, later on. See PRECEDE. II adjective 1. Following something else in time: later, posterior, subsequent, ulterior. See PRECEDE. 2. Nautical. Located in the rear: back, hind, hindmost, posterior, postern, rear1. See PRECEDE.

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