Meaning of time

Definition 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"
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"; "he waited for a long time"
an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities); "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time"
a suitable moment; "it is time to go"
the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past; "he waited for along time"; "it took some time before he got an answer"; "time flies like an arrow"
a person's experience on a particular occasion; "he had a time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together"
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"
the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event
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"
(verb) 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"
assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
regulate or set the time of; "time the clock"
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"

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