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Definition of when:

  1. At what time; - used interrogatively.
  2. At what time; at, during, or after the time that; at or just after, the moment that; - used relatively.
  3. Which time; then; - used elliptically as a noun.
  4. While; whereas; although; - used in the manner of a conjunction to introduce a dependent adverbial sentence or clause, having a causal, conditional, or adversative relation to the principal proposition.


during, at, meanwhile, while, once, if.

Usage examples:

  • When shall we try for one?

    - "Old Granny Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
  • When do you want her?

    - "The Passionate Elopement", Compton Mackenzie.
  • I wonder when that is?

    - "The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life", Darlington, Edgar B. P..