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Definition of TIME
Pronunciation : TIME

noun : TIME

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something; "take time to smell the roses"; "I didn't have time to finish"; "it took more than half my time"; "he waited for a long time" ;

  • 3. (

    ) an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities); "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a suitable moment; "it is time to go" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past; "he waited for along time"; "it took some time before he got an answer"; "time flies like an arrow" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a person's experience on a particular occasion; "he had a time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a reading of a point in time as given by a clock; "do you know what time it is?"; "the time is 10 o'clock" ;

  • 8. (

    ) the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event ;

  • 10. (

    ) the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail" ;

verb : TIME

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; "he clocked the runners" ;

  • 2. (

    ) assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene" ;

  • 3. (

    ) set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely" ;

  • 4. (

    ) regulate or set the time of; "time the clock" ;

  • 5. (

    ) adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time; "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely" ;


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