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Meaning of HEREAFTER

Pronunciation:  heer'aftur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the time yet to come
  2. [n]  life after death
  3. [adv]  following this in time or order or place; after this; "hereafter you will no longer receive an allowance"
  4. [adv]  in a future life or state; "hope to win salvation hereafter"
  5. [adv]  in a subsequent part of this document or statement or matter etc.; "the landlord demises unto the tenant the premises hereinafter called the demised premises"; "the terms specified hereunder"

HEREAFTER is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: afterlife, future, futurity, hereinafter, hereunder, time to come
 Antonyms: past, past times, yesteryear, yore
 See Also: by-and-by, immortality, life, lifespan, lifetime, millennium, offing, time, tomorrow



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Here*aft"er\, adv. [AS. h[=e]r[ae]fter.]
    In time to come; in some future time or state.
          Hereafter he from war shall come.        --Dryden.
  2. \Here*aft"er\, n.
    A future existence or state.
       'Tis Heaven itself that points out an hereafter.
Thesaurus Terms
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