Synonyms for After:


end (adjective)
ensuing (adjective)
following in position or time (adjective)
behind, ensuing, hindmost, hind, back, afterwards, next, rear, posterior, later, below, subsequently, succeeding.
posterior (adjective)
ensuing, later, consequent, subsequent, yesterday's, following.
rear (adjective)
hind, posterior, back.


all (adverb)
afterward, subsequently, later on, afterwards, later.


afterward (adverb)
following (adverb)


around, behind, fast, half-hour, at, ahead, forward, about, AM, back. aforementioned, below, hind, hereafter, above-mentioned, above, postern, see, rear, hindmost, aforesaid, therein, the undersigned. after a while, in time, in the course of time, Since, Ulteriorly, beyond, latterly, succeeding, next. cry, roar, scream, yell, cry out, chant, shout, bellow, call out, rage. hungry, longing, urgent, in need of something, impatient, desirous, be dying for something/to do something, anxious, in the hope that/of, keen. initial, nee, Of, namesake, naming ceremony, junior, nameless, assignment. after (noun)
afterward, later, aft, later on, subsequently, afterwards.


following (verb)

Other synonyms:

below, Since, hindmost, junior, latterly, ahead, above. ulterior. next. rear, Of, around. by. behind
Other relevant words:
ahead, ulterior, later on, by, afterwards, Ulteriorly, succeeding, hindmost, below, aforesaid, after a while, aft, nameless, next, latterly, back, about, subsequently, namesake, around, apart, therein, posterior, behind, AM, Of, above, postern, rear, fast, Since, junior, hind, afterward, along, beyond, across.

Usage examples for after

  1. That's the great thing, after all. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  2. Yes, I reckon they were after us. – Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert by Jessie Graham Flower
  3. Then why do you go after that woman down to Hamworth? – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope