- after (prep.) O.E. æfter "after, next, throughout, following in time, later," from O.E. of "off" (see OF (Cf. of)) + -ter, a comparative suffix; thus the original meaning was "more away, farther off." Cf. O.N. eptir "after," O.H.G. aftar, Goth. aftra "behind." Cognate with Gk. apotero "farther off." After hours "after regular working hours" is from 1861. Afterwit "wisdom that comes too late" is attested from c.1500 but seems to have fallen from use, despite being more needed now than ever. After you as an expression in yielding precedence is recorded by 1650.
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After — Aft er, prep. 1. Behind in place; as, men in line one after another. Shut doors after you. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Below in rank; next to in order. Shak. [1913 Webster] Codrus after Ph?bus sings the best. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Later in time;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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After — Aft er, adv. Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after. [1913 Webster] It was about the space of three hours after. Acts. v. 7. [1913 Webster] Note: After is prefixed to many words, forming compounds, but retaining… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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