Synonyms for while

Synonyms for (noun) while

Synonyms: while, patch, piece, spell

Definition: a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition

Usage: he was here for a little while; I need to rest for a piece; a spell of good weather; a patch of bad weather

Similar words: time

Definition: an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)

Usage: he waited a long time; the time of year for planting; he was a great actor in his time