Moreover vs Meanwhile - What's the difference?

moreover | meanwhile |


As adverbs the difference between moreover and meanwhile

is that moreover is (conjunctive) in addition to what has been said; furthermore; additionally while meanwhile is during the time (that something is happening).

As a noun meanwhile is

the time between two events.

moreover

English

Adverb

(-)
  • (conjunctive) In addition to what has been said; furthermore; additionally.
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  • Synonyms

    * du reste * furthermore * further

    References

    * * * English conjunctive adverbs

    meanwhile

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The time between two events.
  • Adverb

    (-)
  • During the time (that something is happening).
  • At the same time, but elsewhere.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=Meanwhile Nanny Broome was recovering from her initial panic and seemed anxious to make up for any kudos she might have lost, by exerting her personality to the utmost. She took the policeman's helmet and placed it on a chair, and unfolded his tunic to shake it and fold it up again for him.}}

    Synonyms

    * (during the time) meanwhilst * (at the same time but elsewhere) in the meantime, meantime, meanwhilst, the while

    Quotations

    * 1955 March 1, Winston Churchill, From his last major speech in the House of Commons : *: The day may dawn when fair play, love for one's fellow men, respect for justice and freedom, will enable tormented generations to march forth triumphant from the hideous epoch in which we have to dwell. Meanwhile , never flinch, never weary, never despair.