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"
For some time; for a short time.
Sit with me awhile.
for a while; for some time; for a short time
Origin: [Adj. a + while time, interval.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-hwīl′, adv. for some time: for a short time. [A.S. áne hwíle = a while; combined as early as 13th century.]
The numerical value of awhile in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of awhile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.
She was already turning blue and that takes awhile.
Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect.
It happens to me once in awhile where people just don’t get the ending.
I don't think my mom would ever forgive me if I didn't come home immediately and stay for awhile.
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