Definition of Only when

1. Adverb. Never except when. "Call me only if your cold gets worse"

Exact synonyms: Only, Only If



Lexicographical Neighbors of Only When

only(a)
only Nixon could go to China
only child
only children
only daughter
only daughters
only fools and horses work
only for
only if
only in America
only just
only son
only sons
only time will tell
only too
only when (current term)
onnagata
onnagatas
onned
onning
ono
onocentaur
onocentaurs
onocerin
onolatries
onolatry
onology
onomancer
onomancies
onomancy

Literary usage of Only when

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Honorary chaplains "outside the city " are those who assist the pope only when he is outside Rome. The honorary private chaplains were instituted by Pope ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"While such an effort, under the law, may succeed, it can do so only when, under the evidence, which is so strong and convincing and satisfactory that the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The arrangement was discontinued at Poughkeepsie in 1899, only when the superintendent of public instruction intervened, and rendered a decision adverse to ..."

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