aftermath aftermath  /ˈæf tər ˌmæθ/


  1. (n) the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
  2. (n) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual



  1. Photos from the aftermath of a deadly earthquake and tsumani that took at least 22,000 lives across south Asia.
  2. Japanese photographer Hiromi Tsuchida captures the aftermath in Hiroshima - check out pictures of survivors and monuments.
  3. The group was there to attend the trial of Tan Zuoren, another activist who has investigated the quake's aftermath and is charged with subversion.


  1. Video: Video of Louisiana plant explosion aftermath

    ?Cell phone video obtained by CBS News and shot by Ryan Meador captured the aftermath of a Geismar, La., chemical plant explosion. Emergency responders say seven injuries were reported.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS News

  2. Rollover crash

    The aftermath of an accident at the intersection of Harrison Street and Route 30A in Gloversville on Wednesday afternoon is shown.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Leader-Herald

  3. In aftermath of spa shooting, Assembly discusses domestic violence bills

    The state Assembly this week is considering three domestic violence-related bills proposed in the aftermath of a shooting at the Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


  1. "While there is no evidence that any British officer was directly engaged in torture in the aftermath of 9/11, there are questions over the degree to which British officers were working with foreign security services who were treating detainees in...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: AFP

  2. Asked if she agreed, Mrs Clinton replied firmly: "No, I do not. I am a senator from New York. I have lived with the aftermath of 9/11, and I have seen firsthand the terrible damage that can be inflicted on our country by a small band of terrorists."
    on Jun 4, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source:

  3. "In the aftermath of the season, we talked about change," Jones said in a statement. "Some of what is changing involves the process and some of it involves people. This is a decision that was made based upon consideration for an entire team....
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Jerry Jones Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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