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when

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Synonyms and Antonyms of when

  1. 1 at or during the time that she complained that no one was paying attention to her when she gave her speech Synonyms of when as, so long as, while, whilst [chiefly British] Near Antonyms of when after

  2. 2 just at the moment that you should say hello when you answer the phone Synonyms of when as soon as, immediately [chiefly British], instantly, once Near Antonyms of when after, directly [chiefly British], since

  3. 3 in spite of the fact that she quit writing when she could have been a fine author Synonyms of when albeit, as, howbeit, much as, notwithstanding, though, although, whereas, while, whilst [chiefly British]Words Related to when but, if



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