Awhile meaning

ə-wīl, -hwīl
Awhile is defined as to do something for a short time or briefly.

Taking a nap is an example of resting awhile.

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For a short time.
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For a while; for a short time.
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A while; an unspecified period of time, often, specif., a lengthy one.

He lingered for awhile.

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For some time; for a short time.

Sit with me awhile.

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