from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. From a specified time onward; from then on.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. After that.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. After that; afterward.
  • adv. According to that; accordingly.
  • adv. Of that sort.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • After that; after them.
  • After that; afterward.
  • According to that; after that rule or way; after that sort or fashion; accordingly.
  • According.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. from that time on


Middle English ther + after, from Old English þær + æfter (Wiktionary)



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