Definition of Aftermath in English :

Define Aftermath in English

Aftermath meaning in English

Meaning of Aftermath in English

Pronunciation of Aftermath in English

Aftermath pronunciation in English

Pronounce Aftermath in English


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1. aftermath, backwash, wake

the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)

Example Sentences:
'the aftermath of war'
'in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured'

2. aftermath, consequence

the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of aftermath
signs or results of an event or occurrence considered collectively, esp of a catastrophe or disaster
the aftermath of war
2. agriculture
a second mowing or crop of grass from land that has already yielded one crop earlier in the same year

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see synonyms of aftermath
a second crop, as of grass that grows after the earlier mowing
a consequence of, or a state of affairs resulting from, something, esp. something destructive or unpleasant

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


see synonyms of aftermath
1. A consequence, especially of a disaster or misfortune: famine as an aftermath of drought.
2. A period of time following a disastrous event: in the aftermath of war.
3. A second growth or crop in the same season, as of grass after mowing.

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