What does awhile mean?

Definitions for awhile
əˈʰwaɪl, əˈwaɪlawhile

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awhile, for a whileadverb

    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. awhileadverb

    For some time; for a short time.

    Sit with me awhile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Awhileadverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. 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.

  2. Vere Hodges Johnson:

    I kinda remember being really irritated once in awhile when they'd turn the lights on me, i like sleeping.

  3. Cate Meighan:

    Time and again we have watched celebs fall from grace, and if they law low for awhile they often can return, think of Martha Stewart, Paula Deen or Robert Downey Jr. all of those years ago. If Billy comes back, owns his behavior and apologizes without trying to explain things away, he'll be forgiven. Meighan, however, suggested Bush's options may be limited. I think he will work again. He may not be at a top network, but he'll work. Gainor notes that Bush has friends in all the right places in Hollywood.

  4. Immanuel Kant:

    Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.

  5. Steven Wright:

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

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