Immediately following this in time, order, or place; after this.
In a future time or state.
Hope to win salvation hereafter.
After this; from now on; in the future.
In the state or life after death.
Other Word Forms
Origin of hereafter
Old English hræfter.
Hereafter Sentence Examples
The manner in which such by-laws are made and confirmed will be hereafter noticed.
They could adopt various acts, which will be parish more particularly referred to hereafter, and they could council.
This and like matters will, however, be more fitly considered in dealing hereafter with the buds and their treatment.
The figurative nature of the language respecting the future makes it difficult to determine precisely the thought of the book on this point; but it seems to contemplate continued existence hereafter for both righteous and wicked, and rewards and punishments allotted on the basis of moral character.
The whipping-post was in 1908 still maintained in Delaware, and whipping continued to be prescribed as a punishment for a variety of offences, although in 1889 a law was passed which prescribed that " hereafter no female convicted of any crime in this state shall be whipped or made to stand in the pillory," and a law passed in 1883 prescribed that " in case of conviction of larceny, when the prisoner is of tender years, or is charged for the first time (being shown to have before had a good character), the court may in its discretion omit from the sentence the infliction of lashes."