Definition of After All in English :

Define After All in English

After All meaning in English

Meaning of After All in English

Pronunciation of After All in English

After All pronunciation in English

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After All

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1. after all

emphasizes something to be considered

Example Sentences:
'after all, she is your boss, so invite her'
'he is, after all, our president'

2. after all

in spite of expectations

Example Sentences:
'came to the party after all'
'it didn't rain after all'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

After All

see synonyms of after all
in spite of everything
it's only a game, after all
in spite of expectations, efforts, etc
he won the race after all!
after (sense 11)

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers

After All

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nevertheless; in spite of everything

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

After All

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a. Behind in place or order: Z comes after Y in the alphabet.
b. Next to or lower than in order or importance.
2. In quest or pursuit of: seek after fame; go after big money.
3. Concerning: asked after you.
4. Subsequent in time to; at a later time than: come after dinner.
5. Subsequent to and because of or regardless of: They are still friends after all their differences.
6. Following continually: year after year.
7. In the style of or in imitation of: satires after Horace.
8. With the same or close to the same name as; in honor or commemoration of: named after her mother.
9. According to the nature or desires of; in conformity to: a tenor after my own heart.
10. Past the hour of: five minutes after three.
11. Irish Used with a present participle to indicate action that has just been completed: "Sure I'm after seeing him not five minutes ago" (James Joyce).
1. Behind; in the rear.
2. At a later or subsequent time; afterward: three hours after; departed shortly after.
1. Subsequent in time or place; later; following: in after years.
2. Located near the stern of a vessel or the rear or an aircraft or spacecraft.
Following or subsequent to the time that: I saw them after I arrived.
1. Afternoon.
2. afters Chiefly British Dessert.

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