HyperDic: time

English > 15 senses of the word time:
NOUNeventtime, clipan instance or single occasion for some event
timetimea period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish / accomplish something
timetimean indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
timetimea suitable moment
Topstimethe continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
eventtimea person's experience on a particular occasion
timetime, clock timea reading of a point in time as given by a clock
timetime, fourth dimensionthe fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event
attributetime, meter, metrerhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
timetime, prison term, sentencethe period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
VERBchangetime, clockmeasure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
cognitiontimeassign a time for an activity or event
cognitiontimeset the speed, duration, or execution of
changetimeregulate or set the time of
changetimeadjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time
time > pronunciation
Soundstay'm
RhymesAnaheim ... wintertime: 52 rhymes with aym...
English > time: 15 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn instance or single occasion for some event.
Examples
  • "this time he succeeded"
  • "he called four times"
Synonymclip
Broadercase, instance, exampleAn occurrence of something
Spanishocasión, vez
Catalancop, ocasió, vegada
English > time: 15 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish / accomplish something.
Examples
  • "take time to smell the roses"
  • "I didn't have time to finish"
  • "it took more than half my time"
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishhora, tiempo
Catalanhora, temps
Verbstimemeasure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
English > time: 15 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningAn indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities).
Examples
  • "he waited a long time"
  • "the time of year for planting"
  • "he was a great actor in his time"
NarrowerdaySome point or period in time
deadA time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
ephemeraSomething transitory
hard timesA time of difficulty
incarnationTime passed in a particular bodily form
moment, mo, minute, second, bitAn indefinitely short time
space ageThe age beginning with the first space travel
weeA short time
while, piece, spell, patchA period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishépoca, momento, período, tiempo
Catalanèpoca, moment, temps
Verbstimemeasure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
timeregulate or set the time of
English > time: 15 senses > noun 4, time
MeaningA suitable moment.
Example"it is time to go"
Narrowerhigh timeThe latest possible moment
occasionThe time of a particular event
Broadermoment, minute, second, instantA particular point in time
Spanishhora
Adjectivestimelydone or happening at the appropriate or proper time
Verbstimeadjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time
timeassign a time for an activity or event
timeset the speed, duration, or execution of
English > time: 15 senses > noun 5, Tops
MeaningThe continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past.
NarrowerGreenwich Mean Time, Greenwich Time, GMT, universal time, UT, UT1The local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England
biological timeThe time of various biological processes
civil time, standard time, local timeThe official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth)
continuumA continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts
cosmic timeThe time covered by the physical formation and development of the universe
daylight-saving time, daylight-savings time, daylight saving, daylight savingstime during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time
duration, continuanceThe property of enduring or continuing in time
eternity, infinityTime without end
future, hereafter, futurity, time to comeThe time yet to come
geological time, geologic timeThe time of the physical formation and development of the earth (especially prior to human history)
musical time(music) the beat of musical rhythm
past, past times, yesteryearThe time that has elapsed
present, nowadaysThe period of time that is happening now
BroaderattributeAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
Spanishtiempo
Catalantemps
Adjectivestemporalof or relating to or limited by time
English > time: 15 senses > noun 6, event
MeaningA person's experience on a particular occasion.
Examples
  • "he had a time holding back the tears"
  • "they had a good time together"
BroaderexperienceAn event as apprehended
English > time: 15 senses > noun 7, time
MeaningA reading of a point in time as given by a clock.
Examples
  • "do you know what time it is?"
  • "the time is 10 o'clock"
Synonymclock time
AttributesantemeridianBefore noon
postmeridianAfter noon
Narrowerhour, time of dayclock time
prime timeThe hours between 7 and 11 p.m. when the largest tv audience is available
spacecraft clock time, SCLKThe clock time given by a clock carried on board a spacecraft
Broaderreading, meter reading, indicationA datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument
Spanishhora
Catalanhora
Verbstimeregulate or set the time of
English > time: 15 senses > noun 8, time
MeaningThe fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event.
Synonymfourth dimension
BroaderdimensionThe magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
Spanishtiempo
English > time: 15 senses > noun 9, attribute
Meaningrhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration.
Synonymsmeter, metre
BroaderrhythmicityThe rhythmic property imparted by the accents and relative durations of notes in a piece of music
Spanishcompás
Catalancompàs
English > time: 15 senses > noun 10, time
MeaningThe period of time a prisoner is imprisoned.
Example "he is doing time in the county jail"
Synonymsprison term, sentence
Narrowerhard timeA term served in a maximum security prison
life sentence, lifeA prison term lasting / lasting as long as the prisoner lives
BroadertermA limited period of time
Spanishcondena, tiempo
Catalancondemna
English > time: 15 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningMeasure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymclock
NarrowermistimeTime incorrectly
Broaderquantify, measureExpress as a number or measure or quantity
Spanishcronometrar
Catalancalcular el temps, cronometrar
Nounstimean indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
timea period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish / accomplish something
timera timepiece that measures a time ... / time interval and signals its end
timer(sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
English > time: 15 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningAssign a time for an activity or event.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
Broaderscheduleplan for an activity or event
Nounstimea suitable moment
timingthe time when something happens
English > time: 15 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningSet the speed, duration, or execution of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
Broaderdetermine, shape, mold, influence, regulateshape or influence
Spanishcronometrar, temporalizar
Catalantemporalitzar
Nounstimea suitable moment
timera timepiece that measures a time ... / time interval and signals its end
English > time: 15 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningregulate or set the time of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"time the clock"
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Catalancronometrar, regular
Nounstimean indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
timea reading of a point in time as given by a clock
timera regulator that activates or deactivates a mechanism at set times
English > time: 15 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningAdjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Spanishcronometrar
Nounstimea suitable moment

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