Meaning of TIME in English


Function: verb

Inflected Form: timed ; tim · ing

Date: 14th century

transitive verb

1 a : to arrange or set the time of : SCHEDULE b : to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time

2 : to set the tempo, speed, or duration of < timed his leap perfectly ― Neil Amdur>

3 : to cause to keep time with something

4 : to determine or record the time, duration, or rate of < time a horse>

5 : 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 time

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.