While Meaning and Definition
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...
How to pronounce: waɪl
1. A period of time.
Example sentences: "We chatted for a while"
2. At the same time; meanwhile.
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"
1. During which.
Example sentences: "The period while the animal remains alive"
1. Pass time in a leisurely manner.
Example sentences: "A diversion to while away the long afternoons"
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