Subsequently vs. Then

Subsequently vs. Then — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Subsequently and Then

Subsequentlyadjective

Following in time or order; succeeding.

Thenadverb

At that time

I was still in school then. Come at noon.I'll be ready then.

Subsequentlyadverb

Following, afterwards in either time or place.

Thenadverb

Next in time, space, or order; immediately afterward

watched the late movie and then went to bed.

Subsequentlyadverb

Accordingly, therefore (implying a logical connection or deduction).

Thenadverb

In addition; moreover; besides

It costs $20, and then there's the sales tax to pay.

Subsequentlyadverb

happening at a time subsequent to a reference time;

he apologized subsequentlyhe's going to the store but he'll be back here laterit didn't happen until afterwardtwo hours after that

Thenadverb

Used after but to qualify or balance a preceding statement

The star was nervous, but then who isn't on the first night of a new play.

Thenadverb

In that case; accordingly

If traffic is heavy, then allow extra time.

Thenadverb

As a consequence; therefore

The case, then, is closed.

Thenconjunction

Usage Problem And after that

I showered, then combed my hair.

Thennoun

That time or moment

The bus leaves at four.until then let's walk.

Thenadjective

Being so at that time

the then chairman of the board.

Thenadverb

(temporal location) At that time.

He was happy then.

Thenadverb

(temporal location) Soon afterward.

He fixed it, then left.Turn left, then right, then right again, then keep going until you reach the service station.

Thenadverb

(sequence) Next in order; in addition.

There are three green ones, then a blue one.

Thenadverb

(conjunctive) In that case.

If it’s locked, then we’ll need the key.Is it 12 o'clock already? Then it's time for me to leave.You don't like potatoes? What do you want me to cook, then?

Thenadverb

(sequence) At the same time; on the other hand.

That’s a nice shirt, but then, so is the other one.

Thenadverb

Used to contradict an assertion.

Thenadjective

Being so at that time.

Thennoun

That time

It will be finished before then.

Thenconjunction

obsolete spelling of than

Thennoun

that time; that moment;

we will arrive before thenwe were friends from then on

Thenadjective

at a specific prior time;

the then president

Thenadverb

subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors);

then he leftgo left first, then rightfirst came lightning, then thunderwe watched the late movie and then went to bedand so home and to bed

Thenadverb

in that case or as a consequence;

if he didn't take it, then who did?keep it then if you want tothe case, then, is closedyou've made up your mind then?then you'll be rich

Thenadverb

at that time;

I was young thenprices were lower back thenscience as it was then taught