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What does awhile mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awhile, for a while(adverb)

    for a short time

    "sit down and stay awhile"; "they settled awhile in Virginia before moving West"; "the baby was quiet for a while"

Wiktionary

  1. awhile(Adverb)

    For some time; for a short time.

    Sit with me awhile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Awhile(adverb)

    for a while; for some time; for a short time

  2. Origin: [Adj. a + while time, interval.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Awhile

    a-hwīl′, adv. for some time: for a short time. [A.S. áne hwíle = a while; combined as early as 13th century.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of awhile in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of awhile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stacey Addison:

    I don't think my mom would ever forgive me if I didn't come home immediately and stay for awhile.

  2. Ferris Bueller's Day Off:

    Ferris Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.

  3. Nichole Andler:

    It really is a mystery, we know it has been out there awhile because the stock was buried in dirt. But we do not know for how exactly how long.

  4. John Muir:

    Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.

  5. Plato:

    You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.

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