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[あと()]
ato
noun, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 後

noun, no adjective
  1. behind; rear
  2. after; later
  3. after one's death
  4. remainder; the rest
  5. descendant; successor; heir
  6. past; previous
  7. more (i.e. five more minutes)

Definition and Synonyms for 後

Back the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
Synonyms: バック, , , , , 後ろ, 背後,
Back the part of a garment that covers the back of your body
Synonyms: バック, , , , , 後ろ, 背中, , 裏面
Rear the side that goes last or is not normally seen
Synonyms: リア, バック, , , , , 後ろ, 後列, 後尾, 後押し, 後方, 後衛, 後部, 甲羅, , , 背中, 背後, 背部, 背面, , 裏側, 裏手, 裏面, ,
Dorsum the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
Synonyms: , , , , 後ろ, , , 背中, 背部
Back a person who plays in the backfield
Synonyms: バック, , , , , 後ろ, 背後,
Successor a person who follows next in order
Synonyms: 世子, 世継ぎ, 嗣子, , , , , 後ろ, 後任, 後嗣, 後継, 後継者, 後続, 後釜, 継嗣, 継ぎ手, 継承者, 継ぎ目, 跡取り, 跡目, 跡継ぎ
Hereafter the time yet to come
Synonyms: フューチャー, 今後, 以後, , , この先, 先々, 先行, 先行き, 向後, 将来, , , , , この後, 後々, 後ろ, 後の世, 後方, 御先, 御先, 未来, 末々, 自今, 行先, 行く先, 行方

Meanings for each kanji in 後

behind; back; later Kanji Details »

Categories 後 is a member of

Time the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
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Position the role assigned to an individual player
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Side an extended outer surface of an object
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Body Part any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
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Compeer a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
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Football Player an athlete who plays American football
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Cloth Covering a covering made of cloth
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 後

Sample Sentences for 後

Night always follows day.
I'll see you a week from today.
Five minutes later she emerged from the kitchen.
Ahhh! Feel that beer seep into every fiber of my being. Yep, nothing beats a cold one after work.
He died soon after the accident.

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