[ðen] or [ðɛn]


(noun.) that time; that moment; 'we will arrive before then'; 'we were friends from then on'.

(adj.) at a specific prior time; 'the then president' .

(adv.) subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors); 'then he left'; 'go left first, then right'; 'first came lightning, then thunder'; 'we watched the late movie and then went to bed'; 'and so home and to bed'.

(adv.) at that time; 'I was young then'; 'prices were lower back then'; 'science as it was then taught'.

(adv.) in that case or as a consequence; 'if he didn't take it, then who did?'; 'keep it then if you want to'; 'the case, then, is closed'; 'you've made up your mind then?'; 'then you'll be rich'.

Edited by Francine--From WordNet


(adv.) At that time (referring to a time specified, either past or future).

(adv.) Soon afterward, or immediately; next; afterward.

(adv.) At another time; later; again.

(conj.) Than.

(conj.) In that case; in consequence; as a consequence; therefore; for this reason.

Edited by Fergus

Synonyms and Synonymous

ad. [1]. At that time.[2]. Afterwards, next, soon afterwards.[3]. Hereafter, at another time, sooner or later.[4]. Therefore, for this reason, on that account.[5]. That time.

conj. In that case.

Inputed by Davis


adv. at that time: afterward: immediately: at another time.—conj. for that reason therefore: in that case.—adj. being at that time.—n. a specific time already mentioned.—By then by that time.

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Typed by Joan


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