Noun Definition

time

1.Definition: 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"

Category: General

2.Definition: a person's experience on a particular occasion

"He had a time holding back the tears", "They had a good time together"

Category: General

3.Definition: 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"

Category: General

4.Definition: a suitable moment

"It is time to go"

Category: General

5.Definition: an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)

"The time of year for planting", "He was a great actor in his time"

Category: General

6.Definition: an instance or single occasion for some event

"This time he succeeded", "He called four times", "He could do ten at a clip"

Related Noun(s):clip

Category: General

7.Definition: rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration

Related Noun(s):metre, meter

Category: General

8.Definition: 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"

Category: General

9.Definition: the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event

Category: General

10.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):sentence

Category: General