Here·aft·er adv. In time to come; in some future time or state.
Hereafter he from war shall come. --Dryden.
Here·aft·er, n. A future existence or state.
'Tis Heaven itself that points out an hereafter. --Addison.
n 1: life after death [syn: afterlife]
2: the time yet to come [syn: future, futurity, time to
come] [ant: past]
adv 1: in a subsequent part of this document or statement or matter
etc.; "the landlord demises unto the tenant the
premises hereinafter called the demised premises";
"the terms specified hereunder" [syn: hereinafter, hereunder]
2: in a future life or state; "hope to win salvation hereafter"
3: following this in time or order or place; after this;
"hereafter you will no longer receive an allowance"