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While (IPA: /ˈhwaɪɫ/, /ˈwaɪɫ/)

While (n.)

Space of time, or continued duration, esp. when short; a time; as, one while we thought him innocent.

While (n.)

That which requires time; labor; pains.

While (v. t.)

To cause to pass away pleasantly or without irksomeness or disgust; to spend or pass; -- usually followed by away.

While (v. i.)

To loiter.

While (conj.)

During the time that; as long as; whilst; at the same time that; as, while I write, you sleep.

While (conj.)

Hence, under which circumstances; in which case; though; whereas.

While (prep.)

Until; till.


Family name

While Synonyms

Spell, Piece, Patc

While Rhymes

Aisle, Bile, Bille, Cheil, Deihl, Dial, File, Geil, Gile, Gille, Guile, Heil, Hile, Hyle, I'll, Isle, Kile, Kyl, Kyle, Lile, Lyle, Mile, Niall, Nile, Pfeil, Phyle, Pile, Pyle, Reihl, Rile, Ruyle, Ryle, Seil, Sheil, Smile, Stile, Style, Theil, Theile, Tile, Trial, Vile, Weil, Weill, While, Wile, Wyle, Zile

Argyll, Awhile, Beguile, Compile, Defile, Delisle, Fertile, Hostile, Kurzweil, Marseille, Mikhail, Monteil, Nevile, Panfile, Refile, Restyle, Revile, Soleil, Vantuyl, Worthwhile


While (Last Name / Surname)

While is the #103,655 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 173 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

While in Spanish is Mientras

Tagalog Translation

While in Tagalog is Aksayahin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " few people blame themselves, while it is in the power of self-love to twist the charge against others." - Anonymous

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Yes ," said the skull. Quit while you're a head, that's what I say ." (p. 49)" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (After the fight, Sazh attempts to start up the ship while talking to Lightning.)" - Final Fantasy XIII

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (imitating Sonic while holding a puppet of him) Robotnik's got me, help!" - Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Let music sound while he doth make his choice) Then if he lose he makes a swan-like end." - Swans

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