HyperDic: annual

English > 4 senses of the word annual:
ADJECTIVEallannual, one-yearcompleting its life cycle within a year
allannual, yearlyoccurring or payable every year
NOUNplantannual(botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
communicationannual, yearly, yearbooka reference book that is published / published regularly once every year
annual > pronunciation
Soundsae'nyuwahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > annual: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcompleting its life cycle within a year.
Example"a border of annual flowering plants"
Synonymone-year
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Oppositebiennial, two-yearHaving a life cycle lasting two seasons
perenniallasting three seasons or more
Spanishanual
Catalananual, anyal
Nounsannual(botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
English > annual: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOccurring or payable every year.
Examples
  • "an annual trip to Paris"
  • "annual (or yearly) income"
Synonymyearly
Broaderperiodic, periodicalhappening or recurring at regular intervals
Spanishanual
Catalananual
Adverbsannuallywithout missing a year
English > annual: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaning(botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year.
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Broaderplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Spanishplanta anual
Catalanplanta anual
Adjectivesannualcompleting its life cycle within a year
English > annual: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA reference book that is published / published regularly once every year.
Synonymsyearly, yearbook
NarroweralmanacAn annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year
almanac, farmer's calendarAn annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year
ephemerisAn annual publication containing astronomical tables that give the positions of the celestial bodies throughout the year
Broaderreference book, reference, reference work, book of factsA book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
Spanishanuario
Catalananuari

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