Then

Definition of Then

Pronunciation: thĕn
adv.1.At that time (referring to a time specified, either past or future).
And the Canaanite was then in the land.
- Gen. xii. 6.
Now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.
- 1 Cor. xiii. 12.
2.Soon afterward, or immediately; next; afterward.
First be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
- Matt. v. 24.
3.At another time; later; again.
One while the master is not aware of what is done, and then in other cases it may fall out to be own act.
- L'Estrange.
By then
a - By that time.
b - By the time that.
But that opinion, I trust, by then this following argument hath been well read, will be left for one of the mysteries of an indulgent Antichrist.
- Milton.
Now and then
See under Now, adv.
Till then
until that time; until the time mentioned.
- Milton.
conj.1.Than.
2.In that case; in consequence; as a consequence; therefore; for this reason.
If all this be so, then man has a natural freedom.
- Locke.
Now, then, be all thy weighty cares away.
- Dryden.

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above, accordingly, additionally, aforetime, after, after all, after that, afterwards, again, all included, also, altogether, among other things, ancient, and all, and also, and so, anon, as well, at another time, at that moment, at that time, au reste, because of that, because of this, before, before now, beforetime, beside, besides, beyond, consequently, contemporaneously, earlier, early, else, en plus, erenow, erewhile, ergo, erst, erstwhile, ex post facto, extra, farther, for lagniappe, for that, for that cause, for that reason, for this cause, for this reason, for which reason, fore, former, formerly, further, furthermore, hence, hereat, heretofore, historically, hitherto, immemorial, in, in addition, in that case, in the aftermath, in the past, in the sequel, in times past, inter alia, into the bargain, item, late, later, likewise, more, moreover, next, old, olden, on that account, on that ground, on that occasion, on the side, on this account, on top of, once, onetime, only yesterday, over, past, plus, prehistoric, prehistorically, previous, previously, primeval, primitive, prior, priorly, propter hoc, quondam, recent, recently, similarly, simultaneously, since, sometime, subsequently, thence, thereafter, thereat, therefor, therefore, thereon, thereupon, therewith, thus, thusly, thuswise, to boot, too, when, whence, wherefore, wherefrom, whilom, yesterday, yet
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