View definitions for while


conjunction as in as long as

conjunction as in even though

noun as in time interval

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Example Sentences

Panda-Patrice hybrid plays board games with five young girls whilst rapping “Get me broccoli/While I play Monopoly.”

I fervently believe that the government should cut down on texting-while-driving if it possibly can.

At first borrowing from an online lender was just a once-in-a-while habit that started in early 2009.

With the more abundant material now available, such an appraisal would be worth-while.

The youthful pair start beneath the smile of a blue sky, flecked with milk-while clouds merely to heighten the effect.

She seemed one of the most worth‑while girls I had ever met.

Why, on the campus now, the really worth-while girls rave over her.

“It is as though the bearer had run for a paternoster-while, and then leaped the river,” Dick observed.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to while, such as: although, at the same time, during, during the time, in the time, and throughout the time.

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