Definition for then

adverb as in before; at another time

adverb as in therefore

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Example Sentences

So then-President George H.W. Bush and other prominent Republicans endorsed Treen in the House runoff.

MIAMI — Fidel Castro seized power in January 1959 after waging a guerilla war against then-dictator Fulgencio Batista.

I gave statements to then-Captain Michael Sheffield on several different occasions.

The certification, which lasts three years, was renewed by then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in 2012.

We won an unprecedented pardon from then-President Karzai, and Gulnaz was freed.

England alone-then a comparatively weak and insignificant country-stood out against this overwhelming combination.

Do we not see that it is highly requisite that a sweet girl should be now-and-then drawn aside by him?

Have you now related all the conversation you had at that time with then-Vice President Johnson?

And what conversations, if any, did you have with then-Vice President Johnson?

Wouldst find the fair lady Fate chooses for you?Then search ye this line of wee pin-pricks clear through.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to then, such as: again, formerly, later, next, suddenly, and all at once.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.