After in a sentence

The word "after" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of after and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of After

  • Next; later in time; subsequent; succeeding; as, an after period of life.
  • Hinder; nearer the rear.
  • To ward the stern of the ship; -- applied to any object in the rear part of a vessel; as the after cabin, after hatchway.
  • Behind in place; as, men in line one after another.
  • Below in rank; next to in order.
  • Later in time; subsequent; as, after supper, after three days. It often precedes a clause. Formerly that was interposed between it and the clause.
  • Subsequent to and in consequence of; as, after what you have said, I shall be careful.
  • Subsequent to and notwithstanding; as, after all our advice, you took that course.
  • Moving toward from behind; following, in search of; in pursuit of.
  • Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to; as, to look after workmen; to inquire after a friend; to thirst after righteousness.
  • In imitation of; in conformity with; after the manner of; as, to make a thing after a model; a picture after Rubens; the boy takes after his father.
  • According to; in accordance with; in conformity with the nature of; as, he acted after his kind.
  • According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting.
  • Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after.
  • happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  • behind or in the rear

How to use after in a sentence. After pronunciation.

After visiting Jasper Kimber at Heddington, as I came back over the hill by the path we all took that day after the Meeting-Ebn Ezra Bey, my father, Elder Fairley, and thee and me-I drew near the chairmaker's but where thee lived alone all those sad months.
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But after other conquests there have been peace and order and law.
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After five years I left, with a bald head at twenty-nine, and a little book of noble thoughts-Tips for the Tired, or Things you can say To-day on what you can do to-morrow.
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Then, after a moment: "It'll do-by golly, it'll do!
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As David wound his way down the hills, Lacey waved a hand after him.
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After looking round the room for a moment, the Prince came slowly over to Nahoum, and, stretching out a hand, stroked his beard.
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If there was foul play, why make things worse by sending another life after the life gone, even in the way of justice?
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How could she know but that his life might be in danger; that, after all, they might have been seen leaving the fatal room?
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They were all intent on their own business, each man labouring after his kind.
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They had touched the chord of a secret and mutual experience which had gone so far that their lives would be influenced by it for ever after.
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I may sit in the court-yard and hear the singers, may listen to the tale-tellers by the light of the moon; I may hear the tales of Al-Raschid chanted by one whose tongue never falters, and whose voice is like music; after the manner of the East I may give bread and meat to the poor at sunset; I may call the dancers to the feast.
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No man who has been in high place, has had the secrets of the Palace and the ear of the Prince, lives after he has lost favour.
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After the first exclamation of horror, Hylda had sat rigid, listening as though under a spell.
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In office Nahoum had done after his kind, after the custom of the place and the people; and yet, as it would seem, the man had had stirrings within him towards a higher path.
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Nahoum waved a hand after Mahommed and said: "Whence came thy servant sadat?
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If he has done after the manner of all others in power here, the fault is in the system, not in the man alone.
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It was almost dark, when he saw the bowab, after repeated knocking, sleepily and grudgingly open the gates to admit a visitor.
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Since thou must die, wilt thou not order it after thine own choice?
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I did not choose to live; others chose for me; but I will die after my own choice.
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After him sprang, far down into the grey- blue water, Lacey and Mahommed.
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Examples of After

Example #1
It was late evening; the sun had set.
Example #2
Now for the strange thing I hinted.
Example #3
As he made his way down the hillside again he fell to thinking upon all Faith had written.
Example #4
The return of the drunken chair-maker made a deep impression on him-almost as deep as the waking dreams he had had of his uncle calling him.
Example #5
I lost my hair worrying, but I learned to be patient.
Example #6
We had good hands, but it had the joker.