an instance or single occasion for some event
"this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
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"
an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
"he waited a long time"; "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time"
a suitable moment
"it is time to go"
the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
a person's experience on a particular occasion
"he had a time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together"
clock time, time(noun)
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"
fourth dimension, time(noun)
the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event
meter, metre, time(noun)
rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
prison term, sentence, time(verb)
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"
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"
assign a time for an activity or event
"The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
set the speed, duration, or execution of
"we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
regulate or set the time of
"time the clock"
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"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Sequence and succession apply to events viewed as following one another; time and duration denote something conceived of as enduring while events take place and acts are done. According to the necessary conditions of human thought, events are contained in time as objects are in space, time existing before the event, measuring it as it passes, and still existing when the event is past. Duration and succession are more general words than time; we can speak of infinite or eternal duration or succession, but time is commonly contrasted with eternity. Time is measured or measurable duration.
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Dictionary of English Synonymes
adapt to the occasion
regulate (as to time)
note the rate of (with respect to speed)
List of paraphrases:
moment, times, hour, period, timing, hkt, era, weather, duration, hours, date, occasion, temps, temporal, deadline, juncture, point, stage, height, term, while, meantime, tiempo, timeframe, day, when, opportunity, length, tempo, minute, zeit, delay, long, present, time-limit, age, reading, deadlines, time-frame, days, timetable
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