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Definitions of time:
  • noun:   the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
  • noun:   a person's experience on a particular occasion
    Example: "He had a time holding back the tears"
  • noun:   an instance or single occasion for some event
    Example: "This time he succeeded"
  • noun:   an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
    Example: "He waited a long time"
  • noun:   a suitable moment
    Example: "It is time to go"
  • noun:   a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    Example: "Take time to smell the roses"
  • noun:   the time as given by a clock
    Example: "Do you know what time it is?"
  • noun:   the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event
  • noun:   rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time
  • noun:   the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
    Example: "He is doing time in the county jail"
  • verb:   adjust so that a force is applied an an action occurs at the desired time
    Example: "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"
  • verb:   regulate or set the time of
    Example: "Time the clock"
  • verb:   assign a time for an activity or event
    Example: "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
  • verb:   set the speed, duration, or execution of
    Example: "We time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
  • verb:   measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time

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See time used in context: 100 poetry verses, 484 Shakespeare works, 46 quotations, 9 Mother Goose rhymes, 373 Bible passages, 1967 definitions

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