Pronunciation: (hēr-af'tur, -äf'-),[key] —adv. 1. after this in time or order; at some future time; farther along.
2. in the time to follow; from now on: Hereafter I will not accept their calls. 3. in the life or world to come.
—n. 1. a life or existence after death; the future beyond mortal existence.
2. time to come; the future.