From Wiktionary
then is on the Basic English 850 List.
the - then - theory
then is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
the - then - there




  1. (At) that time or that moment.
    Then she was little. Now she is big.
    The then president did a lot of developmental activities.
    We will arrive before then.
    I'm going to see you next month; by then you will have finished your thesis.
    Your life since then must have seemed very ordinary.
  2. After something else.
    First, I cook the food; then I eat it, and then I wash the plates.
  3. In that case.
    If she is happy, then I'm happy too.

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