Hereafter



[heer-af-ter, -ahf-] /hɪərˈæf tər, -ˈɑf-/

adverb
1.
after this in time or order; at some future time; farther along.
2.
in the time to follow; from now on:
Hereafter I will not accept their calls.
3.
in the life or world to come.
4.
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noun
5.
a life or existence after death; the future beyond mortal existence.
6.
time to come; the future.
/ˌhɪərˈɑːftə/
adverb
1.
(formal) in a subsequent part of this document, matter, case, etc
2.
a less common word for henceforth
3.
at some time in the future
4.
in a future life after death
noun the hereafter
5.
life after death
6.
the future

Old English heræfter (adv.) “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.

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