thereafter


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there·af·ter

 (thâr-ăf′tər)
adv.
From a specified time onward; from then on.

thereafter

(ˌðɛərˈɑːftə)
adv
from that time on or after that time: thereafter, he ceased to pay attention.

there•af•ter

(ˌðɛərˈæf tər, -ˈɑf-)

adv.
1. after that in time or sequence; afterward; subsequently.
2. Obs. accordingly.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.thereafter - from that time on; "thereafter he never called again"

thereafter

adverb after that, then, next, afterwards, subsequently, following that Inflation will fall and thereafter so will interest rates.
Translations

thereafter

[ðɛərˈɑːftəʳ] ADV (frm) → después de eso, de allí en adelante, a partir de entonces

thereafter

[ˌðɛərˈɑːftər] advpar la suite

thereafter

adv (form)danach, darauf (geh)

thereafter

[ˌðɛərˈɑːftəʳ] adv (past) → da allora in poi; (future) → in seguito
References in classic literature ?
On the second morning thereafter, Phoebe might have been seen, in her straw bonnet, with a shawl on one arm and a little carpet-bag on the other, bidding adieu to Hepzibah and Cousin Clifford.
But in their great mercy and tenderness of heart they have doomed Mistress Prynne to stand only a space of three hours on the platform of the pillory, and then and thereafter, for the remainder of her natural life to wear a mark of shame upon her bosom.
One of the consequences of this episode was that the first joints of three of the little boy's fingers were permanently disabled, and another that thereafter he always had to be beaten before he set out to work, whenever there was fresh snow on the ground.
Clare servants; and the gentleman to whom they belong, and to whom the money for their sale is to be transmitted, is a member of a Christian church in New York, who will receive the money, and go thereafter to the sacrament of his Lord and theirs, and think no more of it.
I remember forms, and gaits, and faces; and you can't disguise a person that's done me a kindness so that I won't know him thereafter wherever I find him.
Then there was the sleigh ride, during which she found her tongue and chattered like any magpie, and so ended that glorious Christmas Day; and many and many a night thereafter did Rebecca go to sleep with the precious coral chain under her pillow, one hand always upon it to be certain that it was safe.
I am particular about this man, because he made a particular effect on me at that time, and because of what took place thereafter.
He quite understood and reciprocated my good intentions, as I had reason to know thereafter.
One morning thereafter a new thing came to pass in the royal kraal, for the king himself ran out, crying aloud to all people to come and see the evil that had been worked upon him by a wizard.
He ceas'd, and next him MOLOC, Scepter'd King Stood up, the strongest and the fiercest Spirit That fought in Heav'n; now fiercer by despair: His trust was with th' Eternal to be deem'd Equal in strength, and rather then be less Car'd not to be at all; with that care lost Went all his fear: of God, or Hell, or worse He reckd not, and these words thereafter spake.
On horseback, therefore, he was perpetually swinging himself backwards and forwards, now on the horse's ears, then anon on the very rump of the animal, now hanging both his legs on one side, and now sitting with his face to the tail, moping, mowing, and making a thousand apish gestures, until his palfrey took his freaks so much to heart, as fairly to lay him at his length on the green grass an incident which greatly amused the Knight, but compelled his companion to ride more steadily thereafter.
The King gave the promise, and thereafter the Queen died.