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"


  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


  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. Carly Fiorina:

    And meanwhile, people are getting left on the sidelines.

  2. Edward Snowden:

    Meanwhile, a thousand people at Fort Meade just opened Twitter.

  3. Susan Nugent:

    Meanwhile, our client is serving a life sentence without any chance of parole.

  4. Gavin Baker:

    Meanwhile, Tywin Lannister, Tywin Lannister, makes very few emotional decisions.

  5. Siddharth Astir:

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

Images & Illustrations of Meanwhile

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