time

All Noun
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  • That would be only about twenty-five times as many as are there now! Cited from Our Vanishing Wild Life, by William T. Hornaday
  • In these times marriage was an economic matter rather than one of love.
  • The death may have occurred during regular off-duty time or official leave.
  • This became the name by which he was known in later times.
  • He would go on to win the title a further three times.
  • He makes the average or above average player look like a star at times.
  • During this time the two clubs would meet up twenty-one times.
  • At off-peak times there is one train per hour in each direction.
  • At times the same word will mean entirely different things between classes.
  • It is a popular site to visit during the summer times.
  • Of course that brought us into the drawing-room in double-quick time. Cited from We Ten, by Lyda Farrington Krause
  • The next season, it was only a matter of time before he set a new record.
  • The crew also received some off-duty time on this day.
  • Many species currently assigned to this group have been placed in other groups at different times.
  • They may have been some of the new mass books that were being written at this time.
  • The latter part of the crew's day was spent with some off-duty time.
  • In going up the mountain we crossed the creek twenty-six times. Cited from The Second William Penn, by William H. Ryus
  • This marked the first time humans could view the whole Earth at once.
  • Then about the same time to-morrow night Don could take another ten. Cited from The Broncho Rider Boys with Funston at Vera Cruz, by Frank Fowler
  • She placed second twenty-two times and came in third thirteen times.
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Meaning of time

  • noun An instance or single occasion for some event
    this time he succeeded, he called four times, he could do ten at a clip
  • noun 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
  • noun 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
  • noun A suitable moment
    it is time to go
  • noun The continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
  • noun A person's experience on a particular occasion
    he had a time holding back the tears, they had a good time together
  • verb Assign a time for an activity or event
    The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene
  • verb Set the speed, duration, or execution of
    we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely
  • verb Regulate or set the time of
    time the clock
  • verb 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