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.

  2. Origin: From . Cognate with wylst. More at whiles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whilst(adverb)

    while

  2. Origin: [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. Cometan:

    Puzzled Peter ponders whilst prepping parsley and parsnips for people Peter poorly held preference.

  2. Peter Long:

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

  3. Plutarch:

    All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.

  4. Tom Stoddard:

    We are pleased to receive internal model approval which, whilst expected, is the final major step before our adoption of Solvency II.

  5. Kent Police:

    Rail passengers are advised to expect significant delays whilst the vehicle is being recovered and fumes are cleared from the tunnels.

Images & Illustrations of whilst

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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