Definition: 'After'

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  • Length: 5 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Results for word: after

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Preposition
  • Conjunction
  • Usually followed by a gerund rather than an infinitive
  • A conjunction joins words or, more frequently, phrases and clauses
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)

Related Glossary Definitions:

After extra time

Dictionary Definitions

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Similar Words (using 'after' as word stem):

Prefix + 'after'

crafter, dafter, drafter, grafter, hafter, handicrafter, hereafter, hereinafter, rafter, thereafter, thereinafter, wafter, whereafter,

'after' + Suffix

afterbirth, afterbirthes, afterbirths, afterbrain, afterburn, afterburner, afterburners, aftercare, afterdamp, afterdeck, afterdecks, afterdischarge, aftereffect, aftereffects, afterglow, afterglows, afterimage, afterimages, afterimpression, afterlife, afterlifes, afterlives, aftermarket, aftermath, aftermathes, aftermaths, aftermost, afternoon, afternoons, afterpain, afterpains, afterpotential, afters, aftersensation, aftershave, aftershaves, aftershock, aftershocks, aftertaste, aftertastes, aftertax, afterthought, afterthoughts, afterward, afterwards,