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