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Definitions of time

  1.   an instance or single occasion for some event this time he succeeded he called four times he could do ten at a clip
  2.   measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time he clocked the runners
  3.   the time as given by a clock do you know what time it is the time is 10 o'clock
  4.   the fourth coordinate that is required along with three spatial dimensions to specify a physical event
  5.   rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time
  6.   the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned he served a prison term of 15 months his sentence was 5 to 10 years he is doing time in the county jail
  7.   set the speed duration or execution of we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely
  8.   the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
  9.   a person's experience on a particular occasion he had a time holding back the tears or they had a good time together
  10.   an indefinite period usually marked by specific attributes or activities he waited a long time the time of year for planting he was a great actor is his time
  11.   a suitable moment it is time to go
  12.   adjust so that a force is applied an an action occurs at the desired time The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely
  13.   a person's experience on a particular occasion he had a time holding back the tears they had a good time together
  14.   a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something take time to smell the roses I didn't have time to finish it took more than half my time
  15.   regulate or set the time of time the clock
  16.   assign a time for an activity or event The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene
  17.   Duration considered independently of any system of measurement or any employment of terms which designate limited portions thereof
  18.   A particular period or part of duration whether past present or future a point or portion of duration as the time was or has been the time is or will be
  19.   The duration of one's life the hours and days which a person has at his disposal
  20.   A proper time a season an opportunity
  21.   Hour of travail delivery or parturition
  22.   Performance or occurrence of an action or event considered with reference to repetition addition of a number to itself repetition as to double cloth four times four times four or sixteen
  23.   The present life existence in this world as contrasted with immortal life definite as contrasted with infinite duration
  24.   Tense
  25.   The measured duration of sounds measure tempo rate of movement rhythmical division as common or triple time the musician keeps good time
  26.   To appoint the time for to bring begin or perform at the proper season or time as he timed his appearance rightly
  27.   To regulate as to time to accompany or agree with in time of movement
  28.   To ascertain or record the time duration or rate of as to time the speed of horses or hours for workmen
  29.   To measure as in music or harmony
  30.   To keep or beat time to proceed or move in time
  31.   To pass time to delay
  32.   The period at which any definite event occurred or person lived age period era as the Spanish Armada was destroyed in the time of Queen Elizabeth often in the plural as ancient times modern times
  33.   Measure of duration whether past present or future a certain period of duration as a long time length of a person's life a flxed hour for some event period in which anything occurred or a person lived present life or existence season age date era proper date system of measurement by hours days weeks etc system by which music is divided into measures repetition
  34.   To adapt to the occasion do at a particular season to regulate or measure as the speed of a machine
  35.   To keep or beat time
  36.   A point at which or period during which things happen a season or proper time an opportunity absolute duration an interval past time the duration of one's life allotted period repetition of anything or mention with reference to repetition musical measure hour of travail the state of things at any period usually in pl the history of the world as opposed to eternity addition of a thing to itself
  37.   Point or period of any occurrence duration season allotted period the present life repetition
  38.   To do at the proper season regulate as to time measure the time of
  39.   To adapt to the time or occasion
  40.   To regulate as to time keep time
  41.   To record the time or rate of
  42.   Infinite duration or its measure
  43.   A definite period of duration season era opportunity
  44.   A point in duration date occasion
  45.   1 Rate of movement 2 The duration or comparative value of a tone
  46.   The measure of duration a part of duration whether past present or future moment period a proper time a season duration measured portion of duration life age distinct part of duration repetition the measure of sounds in regard to their continuance or duration the state of things at a particular period the present life a tense
  47.   To adapt to the time or occasion to do at the proper season to regulate as to time to measure as regards the time In time in good season sufficiently early At times at distinct intervals Time enough early enough To lose time to delay Apparent time true solar time Mean time an average of apparent time Sidereal time that which is shown by the apparent diurnal revolutions of the stars
  48.   A particular portion of duration past present or future any space or measure of duration as an hour a day a month period interval life or duration repeated performance season completion of the time as of pregnancy state of things at a particular period as good times in gram tense in music measure of duration of sounds indicated by certain marks the number of notes c in a bar indicated by certain figures at the beginning of a piece the absolute velocity with which music is palyed as quaick time slow time the rate or quality of the time being always indicated by Italian words the present state of things repectition or addition of one more
  49.   To adapt to the occasion to do at the proper time or season to regulate as to time

Antonyms for time

bummer, drag, bust, downer, bore.

Quotes of time

  1. I don't give advice I can't tell anybody what to do Instead I say this is what we know about this problem at this time And here are the consequences of these actions – Joyce Brothers
  2. May He who holds in his hands the destinies of nations make you worthy of the favors He has bestowed and enabled you with pure hearts and hands and sleepless vigilance to guard and defend to the end of time the great charge He has committed to your keeping – J. Reuben Clark
  3. This little kid pointed at me and said 'You look disgusting That was the first time I thought maybe I did I decided I'd better start eating I'm just thankful that I made it through with relatively few scars – Susan Dey
  4. I don't do interviews at all when I'm on tour so this time on a day off I'll do that kind of thing a little bit I don't do big promotion schedules not when I'm touring – Bryan Ferry
  5. I didn't care at all about losing but I just didn't want Emerson to feel bad You know I didn't win but Felicity won and when you come to the set next time you can give her a big congratulations – Teri Hatcher
  6. We all have our time machines Some take us back they're called memories Some take us forward they're called dreams – Jeremy Irons
  7. Right now too much American time and resources are spent dealing with situations caused by our dependence on oil that we import from unstable countries – Dan Lipinski
  8. Well I think I certainly used backward music in Sea of Monsters I can't remember in the Sea of Time I would tend to do that all the time you know I tended to do all sorts of weird things Just to get effects – George Martin
  9. The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what's best for you Let me tell you life is not fun when you're banging your head against a brick wall all the time – John McEnroe
  10. I did the one concert and I was not bitten by the conducting bug and I thought I was done but then the phone started to ring and gradually over time I started conducting more and more Now a third of my performances are with orchestras – Bobby McFerrin
  11. In college you learn how to learn Four years is not too much time to spend at that – Mary Oliver
  12. We tried our best for the longest time to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the matter and at each step we were thwarted by those that said No we will not turn the boy over to his father – Janet Reno
  13. Kids just don't read any more They spend much more time with video games It's just hard to get kids to read anything Book sales have dropped dramatically too I think 90% of the books are bought only by 5% of the US population – Stan Sakai
  14. Each time storytellers clothed the naked body of the myth in their own traditions so that listeners could relate more easily to its deeper meaning – Joan D. Vinge
  15. The nature of the task needs to be renewed so people just don't feel that all the hard work is in the same groove all the time under the same circumstances and in the same environment – Timothy White

Usage examples for time

  1. Not all the time – Fifty Per Cent Prophet by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. What time shall I come to you – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  3. Well we did have a good time didn't we – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  4. Why he did that he was not sure at the time – Lifted Masks Stories by Susan Glaspell
  5. “ There's no time now – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  6. Oh where have I been all this time – The Maids Tragedy by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  7. How much time have you yet – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  8. “ 358 You say you did not ask for money at that time did you not want it – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. And the time was – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
  10. This is not the time – The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  11. But it was no time for thought – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  12. He was sure this time – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  13. He had no time to think of her now – The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer by Thornton W. Burgess
  14. “ No Chumbley he said not this time – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  15. Give me time to get well – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  16. They never did in my time – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  17. “ Trumbull saw Horace Greeley at this time – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  18. Then I'll have time for you – Brink of Madness by Walter J. Sheldon
  19. It was time for him to go – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  20. Time did I say – Memoirs of Mrs. Rebecca Steward by T. G. Steward

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