at the same time
- Synonyms: at a time, at one time, simultaneously, together, therewhile, meanwhile; see also Thesaurus:simultaneously
- Antonyms: individually, one at a time, separately
- 1749, [John Cleland], “(Please specify the letter or volume)”, in Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure [Fanny Hill], London: […] G. Fenton [i.e., Fenton and Ralph Griffiths] […], →OCLC:
- I bid him come towards me and give me his letter, at the same time throwing down, carelessly, a book I had in my hands.
- 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter I, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., →OCLC:
- However, with the dainty volume my quondam friend sprang into fame. At the same time he cast off the chrysalis of a commonplace existence.
- 2013 August 10, “Can China clean up fast enough?”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8848:
- At the same time, it is pouring money into cleaning up the country.
- On the other hand (introducing an opposing viewpoint).
- Synonyms: conversely, on the other hand, then again, meanwhile
- Antonyms: additionally, likewise, similarly
simultaneously — See also translations at at once, simultaneously
on the other hand