HyperDic: afterthought

English > 2 senses of the word afterthought:
NOUNcognitionafterthought, reconsideration, second thought, rethinkthinking again about a choice previously made
artifactafterthoughtan addition that was not included in the original plan / plan
afterthought > pronunciation
Soundsae'fterthaa.t; ae'fterthao.t
Rhymesaforethought ... yacht: 79 rhymes with aat...
argonaut / Argonaut ... wrought: 19 rhymes with aot...
English > afterthought: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningthinking again about a choice previously made.
Synonymsreconsideration, second thought, rethink
Broaderreversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaroundA decision to reverse an earlier decision
Spanishdos veces, reconsideración, replanteamiento
English > afterthought: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn addition that was not included in the original plan / plan.
Example"the garage was an afterthought"
Broaderaddition, add-on, improverA component that is added to something to improve it

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