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Definition of While

While

  1. Space of time, or continued duration, esp. when short; a time; as, one while we thought him innocent.
  2. That which requires time; labor; pains.
  3. To cause to pass away pleasantly or without irksomeness or disgust; to spend or pass; -- usually followed by away.
  4. To loiter.
  5. During the time that; as long as; whilst; at the same time that; as, while I write, you sleep.
  6. Hence, under which circumstances; in which case; though; whereas.
  7. Until; till.

While Quotations

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Leonardo da Vinci

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao Tzu

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. - Charles Spurgeon
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Charles Spurgeon

Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting.
Joyce Meyer
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While Translations

while in Afrikaans is tydens, vir, terwyl, gedurende
while in Danish is imitlertid
while in Dutch is terwijl, staande, gedurende
while in Finnish is aikana
while in French is tant que, durant, pendant
while in Latin is cum, dum, donec
while in Portuguese is durante, quando
while in Spanish is mientras, durante
while in Swedish is under det att, medan, stund
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