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Synonyms for (noun) time

Synonyms: time Definition: the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past

Similar words: attribute Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity

Synonyms: time, meter, metre Definition: rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration

Similar words: rhythmicity Definition: the rhythmic property imparted by the accents and relative durations of notes in a piece of music

Synonyms: time Definition: a person's experience on a particular occasion Usage: he had a time holding back the tears; they had a good time together

Similar words: experience Definition: an event as apprehended Usage: a surprising experience; that painful experience certainly got our attention

Synonyms: clip, time Definition: an instance or single occasion for some event Usage: this time he succeeded; he called four times; he could do ten at a clip

Similar words: example, case, instance Definition: an occurrence of something Usage: it was a case of bad judgment; another instance occurred yesterday; but there is always the famous example of the Smiths

Synonyms: time Definition: an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities) Usage: he waited a long time; the time of year for planting; he was a great actor in his time

Similar words: time period, period, period of time Definition: an amount of time Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Synonyms: clock time, time Definition: a reading of a point in time as given by a clock Usage: do you know what time it is?; the time is 10 o'clock

Similar words: reading, meter reading, indication Definition: a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument Usage: he could not believe the meter reading; the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm

Synonyms: time, fourth dimension Definition: the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event

Similar words: dimension Definition: the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)

Synonyms: time, prison term, sentence Definition: the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned Usage: he served a prison term of 15 months; his sentence was 5 to 10 years; he is doing time in the county jail

Similar words: term Definition: a limited period of time Usage: a prison term; he left school before the end of term

Synonyms: time Definition: a suitable moment Usage: it is time to go

Similar words: minute, moment, second, instant Definition: a particular point in time Usage: the moment he arrived the party began

Synonyms: time Definition: a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something Usage: take time to smell the roses; I didn't have time to finish; it took more than half my time

Similar words: time period, period, period of time Definition: an amount of time Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Synonyms for (verb) time

Synonyms: time Definition: adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time Usage: The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely

Similar words: adjust, correct, set Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels

Synonyms: time Definition: regulate or set the time of Usage: time the clock

Similar words: adjust, correct, set Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels

Synonyms: time, clock Definition: measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time Usage: he clocked the runners

Similar words: measure, quantify Definition: express as a number or measure or quantity Usage: Can you quantify your results?

Synonyms: time Definition: assign a time for an activity or event Usage: The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene

Similar words: schedule Definition: plan for an activity or event Usage: I've scheduled a concert next week

Synonyms: time Definition: set the speed, duration, or execution of Usage: we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely

Similar words: influence, determine, regulate, mold, shape Definition: shape or influence; give direction to Usage: experience often determines ability; mold public opinion