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Meaning of AFTERMATH

Pronunciation:  'aftur`math

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual; "that result is of no consequence"
  2. [n]  the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"

AFTERMATH is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: backwash, consequence, wake
 See Also: comeupance, comeuppance, consequence, corollary, deserts, effect, event, final result, fruit, issue, outcome, outcome, payoff, result, result, resultant, reward, sequella, termination, train, upshot, wages



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Aft"er*math\, n. [After + math. See {Math}.]
A second moving; the grass which grows after the first crop
of hay in the same season; rowen. --Holland.

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