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Time meaning

time - 19 dictionary results

  1. 1. a person's experience on a particular occasion; " he had a time holding back the tears"; " they had a good time together"
  2. 2. regulate or set the time of; " time the clock"
  3. 3. assign a time for an activity or event; " The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
  4. 4. Duration, considered independently of any system of measurement or any employment of terms which designate limited portions thereof.
  5. 5. The duration of one's life; the hours and days which a person has at his disposal.
  6. 6. A proper time; a season; an opportunity.
  7. 7. Hour of travail, delivery, or parturition.
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. The present life; existence in this world as contrasted with immortal life; definite, as contrasted with infinite, duration.
  10. 10. Tense.
  11. 11. The measured duration of sounds; measure; tempo; rate of movement; rhythmical division; as, common or triple time; the musician keeps good time.
  12. 12. To appoint the time for; to bring, begin, or perform at the proper season or time; as, he timed his appearance rightly.
  13. 13. To regulate as to time; to accompany, or agree with, in time of movement.
  14. 14. To ascertain or record the time, duration, or rate of; as, to time the speed of horses, or hours for workmen.
  15. 15. To measure, as in music or harmony.
  16. 16. To keep or beat time; to proceed or move in time.
  17. 17. To pass time; to delay.
  18. 18. Point or period of any occurrence; duration; season; allotted period; the present life; repetition.
  19. 19. To do at the proper season; regulate as to time; measure the time of.

time - examples of usage

  1. We get him this time.
  2. " Oh, at this time, heigh! - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  3. At this time of night? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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