What does awhile mean?

Definitions for awhile
əˈʰwaɪl, əˈwaɪlawhile

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

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.]

How to pronounce awhile?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say awhile in sign language?

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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

Examples of awhile in a Sentence

  1. Larry Johnson:

    I got overwhelmed with it after awhile.

  2. Lorraine Hansberry:

    Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.

  3. Martha Stewart:

    It was quite awhile ago and it was really fun.

  4. Qwasi Reid:

    She was already turning blue and that takes awhile.

  5. Steven Wright:

    Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect.

Images & Illustrations of awhile

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