Definition of then:

part of speech: adverb

At that time: afterward: immediately: at another time: in that case: therefore.

part of speech: conjunction

In that case; therefore.

part of speech: adverb

At that time; afterward.

part of speech: conjunction

In consequence; therefore; in that case.

part of speech: adverb

Next; at that, or at another, time; immediately after.

Usage examples for then:

  • Try to tell me then dear. "Ronicky Doone", Max Brand.
  • Then what is the matter? "Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood", George MacDonald.
  • And then Mr. Beeton. "A Duet", A. Conan Doyle.
  • And then come back here and tell me ... "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan.

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