After means a person or thing being behind in position.(preposition)
An example of the word after is when someone is following a person in line.
The definition of after is a time that is later than some other time.(preposition)
An example of the word after is when something happens subsequent to something else.
After is defined as something that leads to a result.(preposition)
An example of the word after is when a child may not have a dessert as a consequence of not finishing dinner.
See after in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE æfter (akin to OHG aftar & MHG after) < of, off + -ter, old compar. suffix
See after in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English ǽfter; see apo- in Indo-European roots.
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