Definitions of annual

  1. a reference book that is published regularly once every year
  2. Anything, especially a plant, that lasts but one year or season; an annual plant.
  3. A Mass for a deceased person or for some special object, said daily for a year or on the anniversary day.
  4. A book or literary collection published once a year; anything that lasts but one year, as a plant.
  5. A plant that lives but one year: a book published yearly.
  6. A plant that lives but a year; a yearly publication.
  7. A book or pamphlet issued once a year.
  8. A plant living but for a single year.
  9. A plant that lives but one year or season; a book published yearly.
  10. A flower or plant that grows and dies within a year; a book published every year.
  11. ( botany) completing its life cycle within a year; " a border of annual flowering plants"
  12. Of or pertaining to a year; returning every year; coming or happening once in the year; yearly.
  13. Performed or accomplished in a year; reckoned by the year; as, the annual motion of the earth.
  14. Lasting or continuing only one year or one growing season; requiring to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant; annual tickets.
  15. Happening once in twelve months; yearly; of or pertaining to a year; completed in a year; lasting or living for only a year or season; as, an annual plant.
  16. Yearly: coming every year: requiring to be renewed every year.
  17. Coming yearly; lasting a year.
  18. Returning every year; pertaining to the year; lasting only one year.
  19. Returning every year; lasting only one year or season; reckoned by the year; performed in a year.
  20. Yearly; that returns every year.
  21. N. structures or features that are marked off or completed yearly; living for a year only.