Then is defined as at that time or soon afterward.(adverb)
An example of then is in the phrase "then we had" which shows the order of what was eaten in the sentence "First we had an appetizer and then we had our entrees."
See then in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME: see than
See then in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English thenne; see to- in Indo-European roots.
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