Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun time

10 senses of time

Sense 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")
       => case, instance, example -- (an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths")

Sense 2
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")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 3
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")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 4
time -- (a suitable moment; "it is time to go")
       => moment, minute, second, instant -- (a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began")

Sense 5
time -- (the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past)
       => attribute -- (an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity)

Sense 6
time -- (a person's experience on a particular occasion; "he had a time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together")
       => experience -- (an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention")

Sense 7
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")
       => reading, meter reading, indication -- (a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm")

Sense 8
fourth dimension, time -- (the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event)
       => dimension -- (the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height))

Sense 9
meter, metre, time -- (rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration)
       => rhythmicity -- (the rhythmic property imparted by the accents and relative durations of notes in a piece of music)

Sense 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")
       => term -- (a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb time

5 senses of time

Sense 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")
       => quantify, measure -- (express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?")

Sense 2
time -- (assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene")
       => schedule -- (plan for an activity or event; "I've scheduled a concert next week")

Sense 3
time -- (set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely")
       => determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate -- (shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion")

Sense 4
time -- (regulate or set the time of; "time the clock")
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

Sense 5
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")
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

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