HyperDic: year

English > 4 senses of the word year:
NOUNtimeyear, twelvemonth, yra period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
timeyeara period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity
timeyearthe period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun
groupyear, classa body of students who graduate together
year > pronunciation
Soundsyih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > year: 4 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA period of time containing 365 (or 366) days.
Examples
  • "she is 4 years old"
  • "in the year 1920"
Synonymstwelvemonth, yr
Part ofdecade, decennary, decenniumA period of 10 years
NarrowerHoly Year(Roman Catholic Church) a period of remission from sin (usually granted every 25 years)
New YearThe calendar year just begun
Y2KThe year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar
annum(Latin) year
calendar year, civil yearThe year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar
church year, Christian yearThe year in the ecclesiastical calendar
common year, 365 daysA year that is not a leap year
fiscal year, financial yearAny accounting period of 12 months
leap year, intercalary year, 366 days, bissextile yearIn the Gregorian calendar
off yearA year in which no major political elections are held
off yearA year in which productivity is low or inferior
year of graceAny year of the Christian era
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishaño
Catalanany
Adjectivesyearlyoccurring or payable every year
English > year: 4 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity.
Example"a school year"
Narrowerschool year, academic yearThe period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishaño
Catalanany
English > year: 4 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun.
Example"a Martian year takes 687 of our days"
PartsmonthA time unit of approximately 30 days
season, time of yearOne of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
Narroweranomalistic yearTime of the earth's revolution from perihelion to perihelion again
lunar yearA period of 12 lunar months
sidereal yearThe time for the earth to make one complete revolution around the sun, relative to the fixed stars
solar year, tropical year, astronomical year, equinoctial yearThe time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishaño, ano
Catalanany
English > year: 4 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA body of students who graduate together.
Example "she was in my year at Hoehandle High"
Synonymclass
Narrowerfreshman classThe first class in college or high school
graduating classThe body of students who graduate together this year
junior classPenultimate class in high school or college
senior classfinal / final grade or class in high school or college
sophomore classThe second class in a four-year college or high school
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
Spanishpromoción
Catalanpromoció

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