Definitions For After


  • Located farther aft


  • Happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  • Behind or in the rear


  • Following in time : at a later time

Is After a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word After is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of After in a Sentence

  • Don't tell them until after.
  • I expected her then, but she arrived the week after.
  • He ate lunch and left just after.
  • We arrived shortly after six o'clock.
  • He returned after 20 years.
  • Before, during, and after the war
  • He returned after 20 years had passed.
  • Don't tell them until after they've had dinner.
  • He left just after the show ended.
  • Had heard that the after section of an aircraft is safer in the event of a crash
  • In after years the government set up a special fund for disabled veterans of the war

Synonyms for After

Antonyms for After

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