Part of speech: adverb

In time following; subsequently. afterwards.

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Usage examples "afterward":

  1. Soon afterward she decided to leave Rome for the summer, and before going away she went once more to the villa. - "Whosoever Shall Offend", F. Marion Crawford.
  2. Drop into our box, and drive home with me for a few minutes afterward." - "The Law of Hemlock Mountain", Hugh Lundsford.
  3. He wasn't coming to the dinner but was expected to appear from somewhere afterward. - "Mary Wollaston", Henry Kitchell Webster.