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moment

Synonyms of moment in English:

noun

  • 1 he thought for a moment before answering
    informal sec, nanosecond, jiffy, jiff
    British informal tick, mo, two ticks
  • 2 she would always remember the moment they met
    point in time, point, time, hour, juncture, stage
  • 3 the issues were of little moment to the voters
    importance, import, significance, consequence, substance, note, mark, prominence, value, weight, concern, interest, gravity, seriousness
  • Phrases

    at the moment

    1
    I am not very anxious to see you at the moment
    at present, just now, right now, at this time, at the present time, currently, presently, at this moment in time

    in a moment

    2
    very soon, in a minute, in a second, in a trice, in a flash, shortly, any minute, any minute now, in a short time, in an instant, in the twinkling of an eye, in (less than) no time, in no time at all, before you know it, before long;
    North American momentarily
    informal in a jiffy, in a nanosecond, in two shakes, in two shakes of a lamb's tail, before you can say Jack Robinson, in the blink of an eye, in a blink, in the wink of an eye, in a wink, before you can say knife
    British informal in a tick, in two ticks, in a mo
    North American informal in a snap
    archaic or informal anon
    archaic ere long

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