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Synonyms for while

at the same time as


  • at the same time as
  • during the time that
  • for the period that

while something away

Synonyms for while

a rather short period

to pass (time) without working or in avoiding work

Synonyms for while

a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition

References in classic literature ?
Whilst I do what is fit for me, and abstain from what is unfit, my neighbor and I shall often agree in our means, and work together for a time to one end.
But it does not satisfy us, whilst we thrust it on the notice of our companions.
The tendencies of the times favor the idea of self-government, and leave the individual, for all code, to the rewards and penalties of his own constitution; which work with more energy than we believe whilst we depend on artificial restraints.
There is nothing he will not be the better for knowing, were it only the wisdom of Poor Richard, or the State-Street prudence of buying by the acre to sell by the foot; or the thrift of the agriculturist, to stick a tree between whiles, because it will grow whilst he sleeps; or the prudence which consists in husbanding little strokes of the tool, little portions of time, particles of stock and small gains.
The prudence which secures an outward well-being is not to be studied by one set of men, whilst heroism and holiness are studied by another, but they are reconcilable.
Life wastes itself whilst we are preparing to live.
The company's ASX and NASDAQ securities were placed in a trading halt on Monday whilst negotiations continued with the US institutional fund.
Shankhouse on the other hand slipped up when they fell to a 2-1 reverse at home to midtable Percy Main, Collinson scoring twice for the victors with Young notching for the hosts on the stroke of half-time whilst Ponteland claimed victory by the odd goal in seven against Gateshead A.
It was another good weekend for Southport with Isabella Evans setting seven new PBs whilst picking up three golds and a silver.
Liam Mullings, of Ravensknowle Road in Dalton, pleaded guilty to driving whilst disqualified and without insurance.
Shankhouse, in fourth, are also at home when they entertain Ashington Colliers and they'll look to leading scorer Chris Marshall to keep them in the mix at the top of the table whilst Killingworth Town and Gateshead Rutherford are at North Shields Athletic and Percy Main respectively.
The police officer was injured after a collision whilst dealing with an incident at the roadside on Billingham Bypass at around 10.
First, freight rate improvements have recently moved liner operators toward profitability, whilst charter owners are seeing the first meaningful uptick in earnings since mid-2015.
Whilst it is good to see that they continue to support this principle, it is time for them to take action and actually push the Bill through Parliament - a vote that will no doubt be successful.
WHILST the Tories and Labour indulge in 15th Century amateur dramatics, Britain's exporters need 21st Century trade deals to replace the 54 we scrapped on June23.