temporarily Definition

for a limited time only; not permanently.

Using temporarily: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "temporarily" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The store will be temporarily closed for renovations.

  • Example

    I'm staying with my parents temporarily until I find a new apartment.

  • Example

    The power outage was only temporarily, and the electricity was restored within an hour.

temporarily Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for temporarily

Antonyms for temporarily


Summary: temporarily in Brief

The adverb 'temporarily' [ˈtɛmpərɛrɪli] means for a limited time only, not permanently. It is often used to describe situations that are short-term or transitional, such as store closures or temporary living arrangements. Synonyms include 'briefly,' 'fleetingly,' and 'momentarily.'

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