HyperDic: years

English > 3 senses of the word years:
NOUNtimeyears, old age, age, eld, geezerhooda late time of life
timeyears, long time, agea prolonged period of time
timeyears, daysthe time during which someone's life continues
years > pronunciation
Soundsyerz; yih'rz
Rhymesacres ... withers: 69 rhymes with erz...
Algiers ... tears: 6 rhymes with ihrz...
English > years: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA late time of life.
Example "he's showing his years"
Synonymsold age, age, eld, geezerhood
Partseighties, mid-eightiesThe time of life between 80 and 90
nineties, mid-ninetiesThe time of life between 90 and 100
seventies, mid-seventiesThe time of life between 70 and 80
sixties, mid-sixtiesThe time of life between 60 and 70
Narrowerdotage, second childhood, senilitymental infirmity as a consequence of old age
Broadertime of lifeA period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
Spanishaños, edad, tercera edad, vejez
Catalananys, edat, tercera edat, vellesa
English > years: 3 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA prolonged period of time.
Example "I haven't been there for years and years"
Synonymslong time, age
Narrowerblue moonA long time
eon, aeonAn immeasurably long period of time
month of SundaysA time perceived as long
year dotAs long ago as anyone can remember
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishaños, edad, largo tiempo, mucho tiempo
Catalananys
English > years: 3 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe time during which someone's life continues.
Example "in his final years"
Synonymdays
BroaderlifeThe period from the present until death

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