Etymology
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hereafter (adv.)

Old English heræfter "in the future; later on;" see here + after. Meaning "after death" is mid-14c. As a noun, "time in the future," from 1540s; meaning "a future world, the world to come" is from 1702.

updated on July 04, 2015

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Definitions of hereafter from WordNet
1
hereafter (adv.)
in a subsequent part of this document or statement or matter etc.;
Synonyms: hereinafter / hereunder
hereafter (adv.)
in a future life or state;
hope to win salvation hereafter
hereafter (adv.)
following this in time or order or place; after this;
hereafter you will no longer receive an allowance
2
hereafter (n.)
life after death;
Synonyms: afterlife
hereafter (n.)
the time yet to come;
Synonyms: future / futurity / time to come
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