What does Meanwhile mean?

Definitions for Meanwhileˈminˌʰwaɪl, -ˌwaɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Meanwhile.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interim, meantime, meanwhile, lag(adverb)

    the time between one event, process, or period and another

    "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"

  2. meanwhile(adverb)

    at the same time but in another place

    "meanwhile, back at the ranch..."

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. meanwhile(Noun)

    The time between two events

  2. meanwhile(Adverb)

    During the time (that something is happening).

  3. meanwhile(Adverb)

    At the same time, but elsewhere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meanwhile(noun)

    the intervening time; as, in the meantime (or mean time)

  2. Meanwhile(adverb)

    in the intervening time; during the interval

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Meanwhile' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2101

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Meanwhile' in Adverbs Frequency: #172

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Meanwhile in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Meanwhile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Siddharth Astir:

    Its not about what you have achieved…its about what people around you lost meanwhile.

  2. Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich:

    We advise Washington and Ottawa to think about the consequences of such actions. Meanwhile, we will work on retaliatory measures.

  3. Bernard Avishai:

    The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway.

  4. Bernard Avishai:

    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."

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    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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