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times, plural;
  1. Plan, schedule, or arrange when (something) should happen or be done
    • - the first track race is timed for 11:15
    • - the bomb had been timed to go off an hour later
  2. Perform (an action) at a particular moment
    • - Williams timed his pass perfectly from about thirty yards
  3. Measure the time taken by (a process or activity, or a person doing it)
    • - we were timed and given certificates according to our speed
    • - I timed how long it took to empty that tanker
  4. (of a computer or a program) Cancel an operation automatically because a predefined interval of time has passed without a certain event happening

  5. (of an operation) Be canceled in this way

  1. The indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole
    • - travel through space and time
    • - one of the greatest wits of all time
  2. The progress of this as affecting people and things
    • - things were getting better as time passed
  3. Time or an amount of time as reckoned by a conventional standard
    • - it's eight o'clock Eastern Standard Time
  4. The personification of time, typically as an old man with a scythe and hourglass

  5. A point of time as measured in hours and minutes past midnight or noon
    • - the time is 9:30
  6. A moment or definite portion of time allotted, used, or suitable for a purpose
    • - the scheduled departure time
    • - should we set a time for the meeting?
  7. The favorable or appropriate time to do something; the right moment
    • - it was time to go
    • - it's time for bed
  8. An indefinite period
    • - traveling always distorts one's feelings for a time
  9. A more or less definite portion of time in history or characterized by particular events or circumstances
    • - Victorian times
    • - at the time of Galileo
    • - the park is beautiful at this time of year
  10. The conditions of life during a particular period
    • - times have changed
  11. Used in names of newspapers
    • - The New York Times
  12. One's lifetime
    • - I've known a lot of women in my time
  13. The successful, fortunate, or influential part of a person's life or career
    • - in my time that was unheard of
  14. The appropriate or expected time for something, in particular childbirth or death
    • - he seemed old before his time
  15. An apprenticeship
    • - all of our foremen served their time on the loading dock
  16. A period of menstruation or pregnancy

  17. The normal rate of pay for time spent working
    • - if called out on weekends, they are paid time and a half
  18. The length of time taken to run a race or complete an event or journey
    • - his time for the mile was 3:49.31
  19. (in sports) A moment at which play is stopped temporarily within a game, or the act of calling for this
    • - the umpire called time
  20. The end of the game
    • - he scored five minutes from time
  21. Time as allotted, available, or used
    • - we need more time
    • - it would be a waste of time
  22. A prison sentence
    • - he was doing time for fraud
  23. An instance of something happening or being done; an occasion
    • - this is the first time I have gotten into debt
    • - the nurse came in four times a day
  24. An event, occasion, or period experienced in a particular way
    • - we had a good time
    • - she was having a rough time of it
  25. (following a number) Expressing multiplication
    • - five goes into fifteen three times
    • - it burns calories four times faster than walking
  26. The rhythmic pattern of a piece of music, as expressed by a time signature
    • - tunes in waltz time
  27. The tempo at which a piece of music is played or marked to be played

  1. an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
  2. clock: 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"
  3. 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"
  4. assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
  5. 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"
  6. set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
  7. Time (1999) is a Tamil film directed by Subhash. The film stars Prabhu Deva, Simran and Radhika Chaudhry in the lead roles. The film's score and soundtrack are composed by Ilaiyaraaja.
  8. Time is a 2007 Malayalam movie directed by Shaji Kailas. The movie features Suresh Gopi in a double role together with Vimala Raman, Padmapriya Janakiraman in the lead roles.
  9. Time is a song from the 2004 album Anastacia by American singer Anastacia. The rock-style song was popular, despite never being sung live and never being released as a single. It managed to enter the charts in some countries and reached as high as number 2 in Canada. ...
  10. Time is the seventh studio album of the Japanese boy band Arashi. The album was released on July 11, 2007 in Japan under their record label J Storm in two editions: a limited 2CD version and a regular CD version.
  11. Ardijah is a music group from Auckland, New Zealand that formed in 1979.
  12. Time is the eleventh album by R&B band Atlantic Starr, released in 1994. That album was a commercial disappointment and the single "I'll Remember You" only made it to the fifties on Billboard's R&B and pop singles charts.
  13. The inevitable progression into the future with the passing of present events into the past; A quantity of availability in time; A measurement of a quantity in time; a numerical or general indication of a length of progression; The serving of a prison sentence; How much of a day has passed; ...
  14. (timeful) At the due time
  15. (times) The circumstances of a certain time; A person's experiences or biography; Product of the previous number and the following number
  16. (timing) An occurrence or event; The regulation of the pace of e.g. an athletic race, the speed of an engine, the delivery of a joke, or the occurrence of a series of events; The time when something happens; The synchronization of the firing of the spark plugs in an internal combustion ...
  17. (Timely) Data is valuable and useful to analysts only if it represents organizational activities that are reasonably current. Timeliness is a function of the users' requirements for currency and is consistent with user expectations. ...
  18. (Timely) Existing or taking place within the designated period; seasonable.
  19. (Timely) One of the three criteria of "Practicality" which is one of the two primary characteristics of accounting information. Accounting information contained in financial statements has to be available while it can still influence decisions. ...
  20. (Timely) SNAP application filed by the 15th of the last month of certification. This is also called a timely recertification.
  21. (Timely) Soon enough after the end of the reporting period to be useful for affecting decisions or assessments of accountability. (Discussed in Concepts Statement 2 as amended by Concepts Statement 5)
  22. (Timely) We have been using Timely a bit lately because we’re always looking to find the best times to tweet and Timely does exactly that for us. The service takes your past 50 tweets and analyzes when the most effective time to send out future tweets is based on the success of those previous ones.
  23. (Timely) reducing waits and sometimes harmful delays for both those who receive and those who give care.
  24. Timely, in terms of residency, is defined by each institution as the reasonable period of time, no more than 30days, in which to produce clear and convincing evidence regarding the petition for in-state tuition classification.
  25. (The Times (February 2007)) "There is nothing like going to bed with a good book. Or, failing that, with someone who has read one."