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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A period of time: stay for a while; sang all the while. See Usage Note at awhile.
  • n. The time, effort, or trouble taken in doing something: The project wasn't worth my while.
  • conjunction. As long as; during the time that: It was lovely while it lasted.
  • conjunction. At the same time that; although: While the grandparents love the children, they are strict with them.
  • conjunction. Whereas; and: The soles are leather, while the uppers are canvas.
  • v. To spend (time) idly or pleasantly: while the hours away.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A certain duration of time, a period of time.
  • conjunction. During the same time that.
  • conjunction. although
  • conjunction. until
  • v. To pass (time) idly.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. Space of time, or continued duration, esp. when short; a time.
  • n. That which requires time; labor; pains.
  • v. To cause to pass away pleasantly or without irksomeness or disgust; to spend or pass; -- usually followed by away.
  • verb-intransitive. To loiter.
  • conjunction. During the time that; as long as; whilst; at the same time that.
  • conjunction. Hence, under which circumstances; in which case; though; whereas.
  • preposition. Until; till.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A time; a space of time; especially, a short space of time during which something happens or is to happen or be done.
  • n. Time spent upon anything; expenditure of time, and hence of pains or labor; trouble: as, to do it is not worth one's while.
  • During or in the time that; as long as.
  • At the same time that: often used adversatively.
  • Till; until.
  • Synonyms While, Though. While implies less of contrast in the parallel than though, sometimes, indeed, implying no contrast at all. Thus we say, “While I admire his bravery, I esteem his moderation;” but “though I admire his courage, I detest his cruelty.”
  • At times; sometimes; now and then: used in correlation as while … while. Compare whiles, adv.
  • To cause to pass; spend; consume; kill: said of time: usually followed by away.
  • To occupy the time of; busy; detain.
  • To pass; elapse, as time.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
  • Equivalent
    Verb Form
    whiled    whiles    whiling   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    cold spell    snap    cold snap    hot spell   
    whiled    whiling    while away    meanwhile    the while   
    Words with the same meaning
    Time    labor    pains    loiter    whilst    though    whereas    until    till    whiles   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Argyll    Kyle    Marseille    Mikhail    Niall    Nile    Pyle    Theil    Weil    Weill   
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