Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun aftermath

2 senses of aftermath

Sense 1
aftermath, wake, backwash -- (the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured")
       => consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event")

Sense 2
consequence, aftermath -- (the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual)
       => result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination -- (something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio")

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