then

All Adverb
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  • The wounded man closed his eyes a moment, then re-opened them. Cited from The Lion's Skin, by Rafael Sabatini
  • The pressure was then on the home side to avoid the follow-on.
  • The song then re-entered at number twenty-eight, until it fell out the next week.
  • The lines were then re-opened and the votes cast earlier carried forward.
  • A well of water then appeared so that it saved their lives.
  • He then did move out into a room in their pool house.
  • He was then re-elected two years later to his second (and last) term.
  • At least another eight vessels have carried the name since then.
  • He then turned over, as if going to sleep, and died.
  • Her records could then be found in large and small record stores alike.
  • Then in turn there are three levels of friendship based on each of those levels.
  • The track was then re-released as an A-side.
  • The three then re-entered the carriage, and drove off at full speed. Cited from Life in Mexico, by Frances Calder¢n De La Barca
  • For years it was a flag stop, but was abandoned and then re-established.
  • He was then re-elected five more times.
  • He was then re-elected to a second.
  • These operations can then be combined in a single statement, e.g.
  • He was then re-elected two years later with "little opposition."
  • He rushed out, and then re-entered to take his hat and sword. Cited from Private Life of Napoleon, V9, by Constant
  • They ran down to within two miles of us and then hove-to. Cited from Wandering Heath, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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Meaning of then

  • noun That time; that moment
    we will arrive before then, we were friends from then on
  • adverb 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
  • adverb 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
  • adverb At that time
    I was young then, prices were lower back then, science as it was then taught