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Adverb: then  dhen
  1. Subsequently or soon afterwards (often used as a sentence connector)
    "then he left"; "go left first, then right"; "first came lightning, then thunder"; "we watched the late movie and then went to bed";
    - so, and so, and then
  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. At that time
    "I was young then"; "prices were lower back then"; "science as it was then taught"
Noun: then  dhen
  1. That time; that moment
    "we will arrive before then"; "we were friends from then on"
Adjective: then  dhen
  1. At a specific prior time
    "the then president"

Derived forms: thens

See also: past

Type of: point, point in time

Encyclopedia: Then