interim, meantime, meanwhile, lag(adverb)
the time between one event, process, or period and another
"meanwhile the socialists are running the government"
at the same time but in another place
"meanwhile, back at the ranch..."
meanwhile, meantime, in the meantime(adverb)
during the intervening time
"meanwhile I will not think about the problem"; "meantime he was attentive to his other interests"; "in the meantime the police were notified"
The time between two events
During the time (that something is happening).
At the same time, but elsewhere.
the intervening time; as, in the meantime (or mean time)
in the intervening time; during the interval
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Meanwhile' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2101
Rank popularity for the word 'Meanwhile' in Adverbs Frequency: #172
The numerical value of Meanwhile in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Meanwhile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Its not about what you have achieved…its about what people around you lost meanwhile.
We advise Washington and Ottawa to think about the consequences of such actions. Meanwhile, we will work on retaliatory measures.
The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway.
The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but that we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway."
God really doesn’t reside in any temple, he is just an imposter who stays outside it for some time and meanwhile we fail to recognise and miss him.
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Translations for Meanwhile
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- لما, أماArabic
- mentrestantCatalan, Valencian
- inzwischen, unterdessen, einstweilen, derweilGerman
- mientras tantoSpanish
- sillä aikaa, samaan aikaan, sillä välinFinnish
- pendant ce temps-là, entretempsFrench
- nel frattempo, intantoItalian
- له ههمان کاتKurdish
- intereā, interimLatin
- sementara ituMalay
- tymczasem, w międzyczasie, na raziePolish
- ao mesmo tempo, enquanto issoPortuguese
- тем временем, между тем, в это время, в то же времяRussian
- u međuvremenuSerbo-Croatian
- samtidigt, under tidenSwedish
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