Textual thesaurus for "Time"

(noun) time

the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past

(noun) time, meter, metre

rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration

(noun) time

a person's experience on a particular occasion

he had a time holding back the tears; they had a good time together

(noun) clip, time

an instance or single occasion for some event

this time he succeeded; he called four times; he could do ten at a clip

(noun) 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

(noun) clock time, time

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

(noun) time, fourth dimension

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

(noun) time, prison term, sentence

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

(noun) time

a suitable moment

it is time to go

(noun) time

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

(verb) time

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

(verb) time

regulate or set the time of

time the clock

(verb) time, clock

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

(verb) time

assign a time for an activity or event

The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene

(verb) time

set the speed, duration, or execution of

we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely