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

4 senses of year

Sense 1
year, twelvemonth, yr -- (a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days; "she is 4 years old"; "in the year 1920")
       => 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 2
year -- (a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity; "a school year")
       => 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
year -- (the period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun; "a Martian year takes 687 of our days")
       => 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
class, year -- (a body of students who graduate together; "the class of '97"; "she was in my year at Hoehandle High")
       => gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)

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