[ adverb ] temporarily


"we'll stop for the time being"

Used in print

(Frances and Richard Lockridge, Murder Has...)

Try to forget motive for_the_moment .

(Alex Gordon, The Cipher....)

He turned his head to the source of the disturbance and instantly back to the window and his rifle sight , dismissing Hoag for_the_moment with the same contempt he had shown in their encounter at Hoag 's apartment .

(Peter Field, Rattlesnake Ridge....)

Sweeping a look around , he saw that he was safe for_the_moment .