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time

 
Noun time has 10 senses
  1. time, clip - an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
    --1 is a kind of case, instance, example
  2. 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 is his time"
    --2 is a kind of
    time period, period of time, period
    --2 has particulars:
     day; dead; hard times; incarnation; wee; while, piece, spell, patch; moment, minute, second, bit; ephemera; space age
    Derived forms: verb time4, verb time1
  3. 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"
    --3 is a kind of
    time period, period of time, period
    Derived form: verb time1
  4. time - a suitable moment; "it is time to go"
    --4 is a kind of
    moment, minute, second, instant
    --4 has particulars: high time; occasion
    Derived forms: verb time5, verb time3, verb time2
  5. time - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
    --5 is a kind of
    abstraction
    --5 has particulars:
     geological time, geologic time; biological time; cosmic time; civil time, standard time, local time; daylight-saving time, daylight-savings time, daylight saving, daylight savings; present, nowadays; past, past times, yesteryear, yore; future, hereafter, futurity, time to come; musical time; continuum; Greenwich Mean Time, Greenwich Time, GMT, universal time, UT, UT1; duration, continuance; eternity, infinity
  6. clock time, time - the time as given by a clock; "do you know what time it is?"; "the time is 10 o'clock"
    --6 is a kind of reading, meter reading, indication
    --6 has particulars:
     spacecraft clock time, SCLK; prime time; hour, time of day
    Derived form: verb time4
  7. fourth dimension, time - the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event
    --7 is a kind of dimension
  8. time - a person's experience on a particular occasion; "he had a time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together"
    --8 is a kind of
    experience
  9. meter, metre, time - rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time
    --9 is a kind of rhythmicity
  10. prison term, sentence, time - 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"
    --10 is a kind of term
    --10 has particulars: hard time; life sentence, life
Verb time has 5 senses
  1. clock, time - 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"
    --1 is one way to quantify, measure
    Derived forms: noun time3, noun time2, noun timer2, noun timer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. time - assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
    --2 is one way to
    schedule
    Derived forms: noun time4, noun timing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. time - set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
    --3 is one way to
    determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate
    Derived forms: noun time4, noun timer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. time - regulate or set the time of; "time the clock"
    --4 is one way to
    adjust, set, correct
    Derived forms: noun time6, noun time2, noun timer3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. time - adjust so that a force is applied an an action occurs at the desired time; "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"
    --5 is one way to
    adjust, set, correct
    Derived form: noun time4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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