Aft vs Afterwards - What's the difference?

aft | afterwards |


As an adverb afterwards is

(temporal location) at a later or succeeding time.

aft

English

Noun

(-)
  • (nautical) The stern portion of a vessel.
  • Adverb

    (further)
  • (nautical) At, near, or towards the stern of a vessel (with the frame of reference within the vessel).
  • Synonyms

    * abaft, astern

    Antonyms

    * fore, forward

    See also

    * after, fore-and-aft

    afterwards

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (temporal location) At a later or succeeding time.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=November 3 , author=Chris Bevan , title=Rubin Kazan 1 - 0 Tottenham , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Another Karadeniz cross led to Cudicini's first save of the night, with the Spurs keeper making up for a weak punch by brilliantly pushing away Christian Noboa's snap-shot.
    Two more top-class stops followed quickly afterwards , first from Natcho's rasping shot which was heading into the top corner, and then to deny Ryazantsev at his near post.}}

    Synonyms

    * afterward

    Antonyms

    * beforehand