Definitions of years

  1. a late time of life; " old age is not for sissies"; " he's showing his years"; " age hasn't slowed him down at all"; " a beard white with eld"; " on the brink of geezerhood"
  2. a prolonged period of time; " we've known each other for ages"; " I haven't been there for years and years"
  3. the time during which someone's life continues; " the monarch's last days"; " in his final years"
  4. Age, or old age.

Usage examples for years

  1. She and Densham had known each other for many years – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. You have so many of them, too, while I have only one, and he such a little one- he is only two years old. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  3. You couldn't do it again in a thousand years – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan
  4. I haven't done any for years – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  5. For years he had said to himself that he could only marry money. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. Why, none of us had seen her for over two years – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  7. His mother had died many years before. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  8. It is many years since you have seen her, Wacora. – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  9. " It seems," she said, " like years – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  10. You say you have only been two years in Suresne? – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  11. Rushcroft, not more than six years back? – Green Fancy by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. It would be a story to tell for years – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  13. The years have not been so long but that I remember you. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  14. Think of all the years I haven't known you! – Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed
  15. For ten years Eccellenza. – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  16. Once, yes, many years ago. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  17. He hadn't been so happy in years – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  18. I was six years old, and saw him for the first time. – French and Oriental Love in a Harem by Mario Uchard
  19. He had not seen her for many years – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  20. Where have you been all these years – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward