[ 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 .