Synonyms of while in English:

while


See US English definition of while

See UK English definition of while

See Spanish definition of mientras

noun

1‘we chatted for a while’

SYNONYMS
time, spell, stretch, stint, span, season, interval, period, period of time, length of time, duration, run, phase, stage, term
British informal patch

verb

1‘tennis and quoits helped to while away the time during the voyage’

SYNONYMS
pass, spend, occupy, use up, kill, beguile