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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. from that time on
The Fonz jumped the shark. a term thereafter used to describe a show going on longer than it should.
The fact that neither body of economics predicted the financial collapse of 2008 or the housing bubble that popped shortly thereafter is of little import.
Any Terminator canon thereafter is a pile of steaming dog turds.
Indeed, that ratio declined every Presidential term thereafter -- under Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and inched up only 0.2% under Ford, essentially even.
Therefore his having divorced his first wife because she was involved in a bad accident, and his having married his second wife, 17 years his junior, shortly thereafter, is relevant.
Some historians say that no Indian account of the battle given shortly thereafter is to be fully believed, because the Indians were frightened of reprisals if they said anything that made Custer look bad.
“They – everybody – re-secured him back onto the stretcher, but he died almost immediately thereafter from the wounds he received from the airstrike.”
This book is not only very entertaining but is full of info, and is available via Amazon or via Don's web site at www. headformexico.com I'm told that Karen Blue's book, "Midlife Mavericks," which focuses on the move south and life thereafter from a woman's point of view, is excellent, too, although I must admit I haven't read it.
The uncertainty turned to joy when Andrews called his family shortly thereafter from the hospital ship USNS
The word thereafter always brings to our minds a picture of a change from one place to another.