Meaning of TIME in English

TIME

I. noun see: tide Date: before 12th century 1. the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues ; duration , a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future, leisure , the point or period when something occurs ; occasion , 3. an appointed, fixed, or customary moment or hour for something to happen, begin, or end , an opportune or suitable moment , 4. a historical period ; age , a division of geologic chronology, conditions at present or at some specified period, the present ~ , 5. life~ , a period of apprenticeship, a term of military service, a prison sentence, season , 7. rate of speed ; tempo , the grouping of the beats of music ; rhythm , 8. a moment, hour, day, or year as indicated by a clock or calendar , any of various systems (as sidereal or solar) of reckoning ~, 9. one of a series of recurring instances or repeated actions , b. plural added or accumulated quantities or instances , equal fractional parts of which an indicated number equal a comparatively greater quantity , turn , finite as contrasted with infinite duration, a person's experience during a specified period or on a particular occasion , 12. the hours or days required to be occupied by one's work , an hourly pay rate , wages paid at discharge or resignation , 13. the playing ~ of a game, ~-out 1, a period during which something is used or available for use , II. verb (~d; timing) Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to arrange or set the ~ of ; schedule , to regulate (a watch) to keep correct ~, to set the tempo, speed, or duration of , to cause to keep ~ with something, to determine or record the ~, duration, or rate of , to dispose (as a mechanical part) so that an action occurs at a desired instant or in a desired way, intransitive verb to keep or beat ~, III. adjective Date: circa 1711 1. of or relating to ~, recording ~, ~d to ignite or explode at a specific moment , 3. payable on a specified future day or a certain length of ~ after presentation for acceptance , based on installment payments

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