SHORT TIME [C] › a very short period of time: I'll be back in a moment. For a moment I thought it was Anna. Could you wait a moment? POINT IN TIME [C] › a point in time: Just at that moment, the phone rang.
at the moment › now: I'm afraid she's not here at the moment.
for the moment › If you do something for the moment, you are doing it now but might do something different in the future: For the moment, let's do what we agreed to.
the moment (that) › as soon as: I'll call you the moment I hear anything. → See also on the spur of the moment