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Definition for: then

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English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ðɛn/ , SAMPA: /DEn/
  • Homophones: unstressed than
    Rhymes: -ɛn

Etymology

Old English þonne

Adverb

then

  1. at that time
    He was happy then .
  2. soon afterward.
    He fixed it, then left.
  3. next in order; in addition.
    There are three green ones, then a blue one.
  4. in that case.
    If it’s locked, then we’ll need the key.
  5. at the same time; on the other hand.
    That’s a nice shirt, but then , so is the other one.

Synonyms

Translations

at that time

  • Dutch: toen
  • Esperanto: tiam
  • Finnish: silloin ^
  • French: alors, à cette époque-là
  • German: dann
  • Kurdish: hingê, wê demê, wî çaxî, wî wextî, wê gavê
  • Malay: pada masa yang sama
  • Old English: þā
  • Polish: wówczas, wtedy
  • Portuguese: então, naquele tempo, naquela época, nesse tempo, nessa época
  • Russian: тогда (togdá)
  • Spanish: entonces
  • Swedish: då

soon afterward

  • Old English: þā
  • Polish: (a) następnie, (a) potem
  • Portuguese: depois, em seguida
  • Russian: затем (zat'ém), потом (potóm)
  • Spanish: luego
  • Swedish: därpå, sen, sedan,

next in order

  • Dutch: dan
  • Esperanto: tiam
  • Finnish: sitten ^
  • French: puis
  • German: danach
  • Kurdish: paşî, dûre, piştre, dûvre, peyre
  • Malay: selepas itu
  • Old English: þā
  • Polish: (a) następnie, (a) potem
  • Portuguese: seguidamente, sequencialmente
  • Russian: затем (zat'ém), потом (potóm)
  • Spanish: después
  • Swedish: dessutom, sen, sedan

in that case

  • Arabic: ثم (θúmma)
  • Dutch: dan
  • Esperanto: tiam
  • Finnish: niin ^
  • French: alors
  • Kurdish: pa, de, madem
  • Malay: oleh sebab yang demikian
  • Old English: þā
  • Polish: to, wówczas
  • Portuguese: então, nesse caso
  • Russian: тогда (togdá)
  • Spanish: entonces
  • Swedish: alltså, då, ifall

at the same time; on the other hand

  • Esperanto: tamen
  • Finnish: toisaalta ^
  • Kurdish: li milê din, li alî dî
  • Polish: również, także
  • Portuguese: ao mesmo tempo, simultaneamente; entretanto
  • Russian: тогда (togdá)
  • Spanish: también

Adjective

then

  1. being so at that time

Translations

being so at that time

  • Dutch: toenmalig, toenmalige
  • Swedish: dåvarande

Noun

then

  1. that time
    It will be finished before then .

being so at that time

Derived terms

  • Arabic : ثم (θúmma)
  • Chinese : 然后 (ránhòu), 而后 (érhòu), 然而 (ránér)
  • Hungarian : akkor
  • Indonesian : maka (if-then) , kemudian, lalu, setelah itu, selanjutnya, berikutnya
  • Italian : allora
  • Japanese : それから (sorekara), その後 (sono ato, sono go), 次 (つぎ, tsugi)
  • Korean : 그때 (geuddae)
  • Kurdish : hingê
  • Spanish : entonces
  • Turkish : o zaman

Other Translations for "then"

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