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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

Read such books as will be useful in later life.
Who'll take over Cynthia's job when she retires?
All hope of my promotion went up in smoke after my reorganization plan fell through.
The house fell down a week later.
I prefer the former plan to the latter.

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