Then



at that time:
Prices were lower then.
immediately or soon afterward:
The rain stopped and then started again.
next in order of time:
We ate, then we started home.
at the same time:
At first the water seemed blue, then gray.
next in order of place:
Standing beside Charlie is my uncle, then my cousin, then my brother.
in addition; besides; also:
I love my job, and then it pays so well.
in that case; as a consequence; in those circumstances:
If you’re sick, then you should stay in bed.
since that is so; as it appears; therefore:
You have, then, found the mistake? You are leaving tonight then.
being; being such; existing or being at the time indicated:
the then prime minister.
that time:
We have not been back since then. Till then, farewell.
but then, but on the other hand:
I found their conversation very dull, but then I have different tastes.
then and there, at that precise time and place; at once; on the spot:
I started to pack my things right then and there.
Also, there and then.
adverb
at that time; over that period of time
(sentence modifier) in that case; that being so: then why don’t you ask her?, if he comes, then you’ll have to leave, go on then, take it
then and there, See there (sense 6)
sentence connector
after that; with that: then John left the room and didn’t return
noun
that time: before then, from then on
adjective
(prenominal) existing, functioning, etc, at that time: the then prime minister

then again
then and there

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