Definition of time

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • time is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • time is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • time is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of time


  • a reading of a point in time as given by a clock (noun)

    Examples

    1. do you know what time it is?
    2. the time is 10 o'clock

    Synonyms

    1. clock time
  • rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. meter
    2. metre
  • an instance or single occasion for some event (noun)

    Examples

    1. this time he succeeded
    2. he called four times

    Synonyms

    1. clip
  • the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned (noun)

    Examples

    1. he is doing time in the county jail

    Synonyms

    1. prison term
    2. sentence
  • measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. clock
  • the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fourth dimension
  • adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time (verb)

    Examples

    1. The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely
  • an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities) (noun)

    Examples

    1. the time of year for planting
    2. he was a great actor in his time
  • a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something (noun)

    Examples

    1. take time to smell the roses
    2. I didn't have time to finish
    3. it took more than half my time
    4. he waited for a long time
  • a person's experience on a particular occasion (noun)

    Examples

    1. he had a time holding back the tears
    2. they had a good time together
  • assign a time for an activity or event (verb)

    Examples

    1. The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene
  • a suitable moment (noun)

    Examples

    1. it is time to go
  • regulate or set the time of (verb)

    Examples

    1. time the clock
  • set the speed, duration, or execution of (verb)

    Examples

    1. we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely
  • the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past (noun)

    Examples

    1. he waited for along time
    2. it took some time before he got an answer
    3. time flies like an arrow

See definition of time in Merriam Webster

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