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Definitions of then

  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. that time; that moment; " we will arrive before then"; " we were friends from then on"
  4. at that time; " I was young then"; " prices were lower back then"; " science as it was then taught"
  5. at a specific prior time; " the then president"
  6. At another time.
  7. Than.
  8. At that time ( referring to a time specified, either past or future).
  9. Soon afterward, or immediately; next; afterward.
  10. At another time; later; again.
  11. In that case; in consequence; as a consequence; therefore; for this reason.
  12. For that reason; therefore.
  13. In consequence; therefore; in that case.
  14. Next; at that, or at another, time; immediately after.
  15. At that time: afterward: immediately: at another time: in that case: therefore.
  16. At that time; afterward.
  17. In that case; therefore.
  18. At that time.
  19. Next or immediately afterward.
  20. In that case.
  21. At that time; soon afterwards or immediately; in that case; in consequence; therefore; for this reason; at another time; that time.
  22. In that case; in consequence.
  23. At that time, referring to a specified time either past or future; soon afterward; therefore: by then, by that time: till then, until that time.
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Usage examples for then

  1. Then I don't do it well. – Nine Little Goslings by Susan Coolidge
  2. " Oh, I know, then – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  3. Then there is something you have not told me? – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  4. Then why did you go? – Home Scenes, and Home Influence A Series of Tales and Sketches by T. S. Arthur
  5. Then he 'd say, " marnin'!" – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Then what did you say you would for? – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  7. I was so sure then so sure then – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  8. 7438. Then why did you not ask it? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. What did you tell him, then – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  10. Didn't you see him then – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  11. Then I'll be going. – The Pioneers by Katharine Susannah Prichard
  12. Then tell me about Flea. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  13. I'm all right then – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  14. That's the last we will see of the place, then – The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island by Cyril Burleigh
  15. Oh, it is Torchy then isn't it? – Torchy by Sewell Ford
  16. Then listen to my words. – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  17. Why should I then hate them? – The Squatter and the Don by C. Loyal
  18. Then you will have it." – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  19. How do you know, then – Tom Grogan by F. Hopkinson Smith
  20. Then do not tell me. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
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