While Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition While? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Antonyms, How to pronounce? Example sentences, Derivations, Related sentences, Words ending with While, Words starting with While, Synonyms and more...

While meaning

Word: While

How to pronounce: waɪl

Noun

Definitions:

1. A period of time.

Example sentences: "We chatted for a while"

2. At the same time; meanwhile.

Conjunction

Definitions:

1. During the time that; at the same time as.

Example sentences: "Nothing much changed while he was away"

2. Whereas (indicating a contrast)

Example sentences: "One person wants out, while the other wants the relationship to continue"

Relative adverb

Definitions:

1. During which.

Example sentences: "The period while the animal remains alive"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Pass time in a leisurely manner.

Example sentences: "A diversion to while away the long afternoons"


Synonyms:

though

although

albeit

so long

meanwhile

so far

yet

for now

meantime

but

whereas

whilst

time

work

during

with

when

even if

if

and

rather

before

until

long

even though

as

notwithstanding


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While in Other Languages...

Spanish: Mientras

German: Während

French: Alors

Italian: Mentre

Turkish: Ise


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