1 at the same time but in another place; "meanwhile, back at the ranch..."
2 during the intervening time; "meanwhile I will not think about the problem"; "meantime he was attentive to his other interests"; "in the meantime the police were notified" [syn: meantime, in the meantime]
- The time between two events
during the time
at the same time but elsewhere
ad interim, at a stretch, between acts, betweentimes, betweenwhiles, during the interval, during the time, en attendant, for a time, for the meantime, for the moment, for the nonce, in the interim, in the meanwhile, interim, interval, meantime, pendente lite, temporarily, the while, until then, while