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Another word for time

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Noun
  1. A rather short period

      1. A period of time:
      2. The time, effort, or trouble taken in doing something:
      3. As long as; during the time that:
      1. To name or write in order the letters constituting (a word).
      2. To constitute the letters of (a word):
      3. To add up to; signify:
      1. A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
      2. The infinite extension of the three-dimensional region in which all matter exists.
      3. The expanse in which the solar system, stars, and galaxies exist; the universe.
      1. A small portion, degree, or amount:
      2. A brief amount of time; a moment:
      3. A short scene or episode in a theatrical performance.
    See also:

    big

  2. The general point at which an event occurs

      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
    See also:

    time

  3. A limited or specific period of time during which something happens, lasts, or extends

      1. A limited or established period of time that something is supposed to last, as a school or court session, tenure in public office, or a prison sentence.
      2. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
      3. The end of a normal gestation period:
      1. To lengthen, widen, or distend:
      2. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
      3. To make taut; tighten:
      1. The extent or measure of space between two points or extremities, as of a bridge or roof; the breadth.
      2. The distance between the tips of the wings of an airplane.
      3. The section between two intermediate supports of a bridge.
      1. Continuance or persistence in time.
      2. A period of existence or persistence:
      3. The number of years required to receive the present value of future payments, both of interest and principle, of a bond, often used as an indicator of a bond's price volatility resulting from changes in interest rates.
    See also:

    time

  4. A particular time notable for its distinctive characteristics.

      1. An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
      2. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
      1. A period of time as reckoned from a specific date serving as the basis of its chronological system.
      2. A period of time characterized by particular circumstances, events, or personages:
      3. The longest division of geologic time, made up of one or more periods.
      1. A particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable or noteworthy.
      2. A unit of geologic time that is a division of a period.
      3. An instant in time that is arbitrarily selected as a point of reference for specification of celestial coordinates.
      1. The period of light between dawn and nightfall; the interval from sunrise to sunset.
      2. The 24-hour period during which the earth completes one rotation on its axis, traditionally measured from midnight to midnight.
      3. The period during which a celestial body makes a similar rotation.
    See also:

    time

  5. A span designated for a given activity

      1. One of the four natural divisions of the year, spring, summer, fall, and winter, in the North and South Temperate zones. Each season, beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, is characterized by specific meteorological or climatic conditions.
      2. The two divisions of the year, rainy and dry, in some tropical regions.
      3. A recurrent period characterized by certain occurrences, occupations, festivities, or crops:
      1. An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
      2. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
    See also:

    time

  6. A term of service, as in the military or in prison

      1. A trip with visits to various places of interest for business, pleasure, or instruction.
      2. A group organized for such a trip or for a shorter sightseeing excursion.
      3. A brief trip to or through a place for the purpose of seeing it:
      1. To lengthen, widen, or distend:
      2. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
      3. To make taut; tighten:
      1. To fasten, connect, or attach:
      2. To move or raise by pulling or jerking:
      3. To get (a ride) by hitchhiking:
    See also:

    time

  7. A limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

      1. To look or observe attentively or carefully; be closely observant:
      2. To look and wait expectantly or in anticipation:
      3. To act as a spectator; look on:
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. An act or procedure intended to achieve an end by deceptive or fraudulent means.
      2. A mischievous action; a prank:
      3. A stupid, disgraceful, or childish act:
      1. A trip with visits to various places of interest for business, pleasure, or instruction.
      2. A group organized for such a trip or for a shorter sightseeing excursion.
      3. A brief trip to or through a place for the purpose of seeing it:
      1. To lengthen, widen, or distend:
      2. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
      3. To make taut; tighten:
      1. To be frugal or economical in providing something; hold back:
      2. To stop or desist.
      3. To restrict (someone) in what is provided or allowed:
      1. To name or write in order the letters constituting (a word).
      2. To constitute the letters of (a word):
      3. To add up to; signify:
      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. One of nine divisions or periods of a regulation game, in which each team has a turn at bat as limited by three outs.
      2. The division or period of a cricket game during which one team is at bat.
      3. An opportunity to act or speak out; a chance for accomplishment.
      1. To fasten, connect, or attach:
      2. To move or raise by pulling or jerking:
      3. To get (a ride) by hitchhiking:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. A contest between antagonists; a match:
      2. A period of time spent in a particular way; a spell:
    See also:

    time

Verb
  1. To set the time for (an event or occasion)

      1. A list of times of departures and arrivals; a timetable:
      2. A plan for performing work or achieving an objective, specifying the order and allotted time for each part:
      3. A printed or written list of items in tabular form:
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
    See also:

    time

  2. To record the speed or duration of

      1. An instrument other than a watch for measuring or indicating time, especially a mechanical or electronic device having a numbered dial and moving hands or a digital display.
      2. A time clock.
      3. A source of regularly occurring pulses used to measure the passage of time, as in a computer.

Another word for time

Noun
  1. Duration

    See also:

    today

  2. A point in time

      1. The people born and living about the same time, considered as a group:
      2. The average interval of time between the birth of parents and the birth of their offspring:
      3. All of the offspring that are at the same stage of descent from a common ancestor:
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. A following of one thing after another; succession.
      2. An order of succession; an arrangement.
      3. A related or continuous series.
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. The periodic variation in the surface level of the oceans and of bays, gulfs, inlets, and estuaries, caused by gravitational attraction of the moon and sun.
      2. A specific occurrence of such a variation:
      3. Flood tide.
      1. One of the four natural divisions of the year, spring, summer, fall, and winter, in the North and South Temperate zones. Each season, beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, is characterized by specific meteorological or climatic conditions.
      2. The two divisions of the year, rainy and dry, in some tropical regions.
      3. A recurrent period characterized by certain occurrences, occupations, festivities, or crops:
      1. A limited or established period of time that something is supposed to last, as a school or court session, tenure in public office, or a prison sentence.
      2. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
      3. The end of a normal gestation period:
      1. A period of time so short as to be almost imperceptible.
      2. A particular or precise time:
      3. The current month:
      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. The action, fact, or instance of occurring:
      2. Something that takes place; an event or incident:
      1. Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence.
      2. A social gathering or activity:
      3. A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet:
      1. A particular occurrence, especially one of minor importance.
      2. An event in a narrative or drama.
      3. A usually violent or disruptive occurrence, especially one that precipitates a larger crisis:
      1. A brief, indefinite interval of time.
      2. A specific point in time, especially the present time:
      3. A point in time that is gratifying or noteworthy:
    See also:

    moment

  3. A period of time

      1. A space between objects, points, or units, especially when making uniform amounts of separation:
      2. An amount of time between events, especially of uniform duration separating events in a series:
      3. A segment of an athletic workout in which an athlete runs, swims, or does other exercise over a series of predetermined distances at regular time increments with intermittent rests.
      1. A period of time as reckoned from a specific date serving as the basis of its chronological system.
      2. A period of time characterized by particular circumstances, events, or personages:
      3. The longest division of geologic time, made up of one or more periods.
      1. One of the four natural divisions of the year, spring, summer, fall, and winter, in the North and South Temperate zones. Each season, beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, is characterized by specific meteorological or climatic conditions.
      2. The two divisions of the year, rainy and dry, in some tropical regions.
      3. A recurrent period characterized by certain occurrences, occupations, festivities, or crops:
  4. Experience

    See also:

    experience

  5. Leisure

    See also:

    freedom

  6. Credit

  7. Circumstances; usually plural; used with ""the''

  8. A measure of speed

      1. To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
      2. To transport by air:
      3. To revoke by taking back; rescind:
      1. To rebound after having struck an object or a surface.
      2. To move jerkily; bump:
      3. To bound:
      1. The relative prominence of a particular syllable of a word by greater intensity or by variation or modulation of pitch or tone.
      2. Vocal prominence or emphasis given to a particular syllable, word, or phrase.
      3. One determined by the regional or social background of the speaker.
      1. To move back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above.
      2. To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm:
      3. To move laterally or in a curve:
      1. Balanced, rhythmic flow, as of poetry or oratory.
      2. The measure or beat of movement, as in dancing or marching.
      3. A falling inflection of the voice, as at the end of a sentence.
      1. Movement or variation characterized by the regular recurrence or alternation of different quantities or conditions:
      2. The patterned, recurring alternations of contrasting elements of sound or speech.
      3. The patterning of musical sound, as by differences in the timing, duration, or stress of consecutive notes.
      1. The measured arrangement of words in poetry, as by accentual rhythm, syllabic quantity, or the number of syllables in a line.
      2. A particular arrangement of words in poetry, such as iambic pentameter, determined by the kind and number of metrical units in a line.
      3. The rhythmic pattern of a stanza, determined by the kind and number of lines.
      1. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity:
      2. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion:
      3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service:
      1. To strike repeatedly.
      2. To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse; batter.
      3. To punish by hitting or whipping; flog.
      1. The speed at which music is or ought to be played, often indicated on written compositions by a descriptive or metronomic direction to the performer.
      2. A characteristic rate or rhythm of activity; a pace:
  9. A standard of measuring time].

  10. A standard of measuring rhythm in music].

Verb
  1. See also:

    measure

Idioms:

    abreast of the times

  1. at-one-time

  2. simultaneously, concurrently, at once;

    • at-one-time

    • once, once upon a time, previously.

      • in-time

      • eventually, after the proper time, inevitably;

        • in-time

        • on time, in the nick of time, not a minute too soon, under the wire.

          • in-time

          • on the beat, simultaneously, up to tempo;

            • make-time

            • make time with

            • on-time

            • at the appointed time, punctually, correct;

              • on-time

              • by credit, in installments, on account;

                • pass the time of day

                • take one's own (sweet) time