What does whilst mean?

Definitions for whilst
ʰwaɪlst, waɪlstwhilst

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

Wiktionary

  1. whilst(Conjunction)

    While, at the same time.

    Etymology: From . Cognate with wylst. More at whiles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whilst(adverb)

    while

    Etymology: [From Whiles; cf. Amongst.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whilst' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1808

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whilst' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1931

How to pronounce whilst?

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

How to say whilst in sign language?

  1. whilst

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whilst in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whilst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of whilst in a Sentence

  1. Uday Cheruvu:

    Whilst we were avoiding buying the big four when Westpac and NAB were nudging $40 at the end of FY15, we now believe many market commentators are under-estimating the sustainability of their profits and dividends.

  2. Laith Khalaf:

    If you went back to the financial crisis very few people would have predicted that it would have taken so long to heal the wounds. Whilst RBS is relatively well capitalised, the issue is profitability rather than solvency.

  3. Rob Heasman:

    Whilst we do prioritize selling in the UK it's important that we are selling globally. The real hurdle is getting schemes funded. We need to get pre-sales in order to get schemes off the ground.

  4. Peter Long:

    Whilst we haven't made a final decision at this point the likley outcome is that we will enter a sale process.

  5. Shore Capital analysts:

    We see 65p as a good compromise price, allowing Premier's management to highlight the extra value it has extracted from McCormick, whilst also offering shareholders the opportunity of a cash exit today at a reasonably full EBITDA (core earnings) valuation.

Images & Illustrations of whilst

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