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noun, suffix, adverb

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English Meaning(s) for 後

noun, suffix, adverb
  1. after

Definition and Synonyms for 後

Back the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
Synonyms: のち, バック, バッグ, , , , 後ろ, 背後, ,
Back the part of a garment that covers the back of your body
Synonyms: のち, バック, バッグ, , , , 後ろ, 背中, , , 裏面
Rear the side that goes last or is not normally seen
Synonyms: のち, リア, バック, バッグ, , , , 後ろ, 後ろ側, 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: のち, , , , 後ろ, , , 背中, 背部
Back a person who plays in the backfield
Synonyms: のち, バック, バッグ, , , , 後ろ, 背後, ,
Empress a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor
Synonyms: エンプレス, 中宮, , 女帝, , , 皇后
Queen the wife or widow of a king
Synonyms: クイーン, , , , 王后, 王妃, 皇后, 皇后宮, 皇后陛下, 皇妃
Successor a person who follows next in order
Synonyms: のち, 世子, 世継ぎ, 嗣子, , , , 後ろ, 後任, 後嗣, 後継, 後継者, 後続, 後釜, お次, 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: のち, さっき, これから, フューチャー, 今後, 以後, , , この先, お先, 先々, 先行, 先行き, 向後, 将来, , , , この後, 後々, 後々, 後ろ, 後の世, 後方, 後来, 御先, 未来, 末々, 来者, 自今, 行き先, 行く先, 行方, 行き方, 行き方

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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Emperor the male ruler of an empire
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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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Female Aristocrat a woman who is an aristocrat
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 後

Sample Sentences for 後

Anyone who criticizes him is asking for trouble.
Japanese children brought up overseas sometimes face great difficulty in adjusting themselves to Japanese schools after returning, even though they have a perfect command of Japanese.
I often enjoy listening to classical music after supper.
Brush your teeth after each meal.
After divorce, mothers take custody of the children in most cases.

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