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synonyms for for the time being

  • current
  • begun
  • being
  • coeval
  • commenced
  • contemporary
  • instant
  • modern
  • nowadays
  • prompt
  • started
  • today
  • ad hoc
  • already
  • at this moment
  • contemporaneous
  • even now
  • existent
  • extant
  • going on
  • immediate
  • in duration
  • in process
  • just now
  • present-day
  • topical
  • under consideration
  • up-to-date
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antonyms for for the time being

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  • late
  • old
  • old-fashioned
  • absent
  • away
  • distant
  • far
  • former
  • future
  • past
  • previous
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            How to use for the time being in a sentence

            It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
            THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
            He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.
            ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
            Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
            EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
            The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
            THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
            About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.
            THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
            I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
            BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
            The people here retained the same paganism and barbarity, only they were not so dangerous, being conquered by the Muscovites.
            THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
            Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.
            DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
            Arches more graceful in form, or better fitted to defy the assaults of time, I have never seen.
            GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
            In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
            TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
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            WORDS RELATED TO FOR THE TIME BEING

            • all along
            • all the while
            • amid
            • as
            • at the same time as
            • at the time
            • for the time being
            • in the course of
            • in the interim
            • in the meanwhile
            • in the middle of
            • in the time of
            • meanwhile
            • mid
            • midst
            • over
            • pending
            • the time between
            • the whole time
            • throughout
            • until
            • when
            • while
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