Time
Time Time (t[imac]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Timed} (t[imac]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Timing}.] 1. To appoint the time for; to bring, begin, or perform at the proper season or time; as, he timed his appearance rightly. [1913 Webster]

There is no greater wisdom than well to time the beginnings and onsets of things. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To regulate as to time; to accompany, or agree with, in time of movement. [1913 Webster]

Who overlooked the oars, and timed the stroke. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

He was a thing of blood, whose every motion Was timed with dying cries. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To ascertain or record the time, duration, or rate of; as, to time the speed of horses, or hours for workmen. [1913 Webster]

4. To measure, as in music or harmony. [1913 Webster]


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  • Time — Time, n.; pl. {Times}. [OE. time, AS. t[=i]ma, akin to t[=i]d time, and to Icel. t[=i]mi, Dan. time an hour, Sw. timme. [root]58. See {Tide}, n.] 1. Duration, considered independently of any system of measurement or any employment of terms which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • TIME — Erstausgabe 1923 Beschreibung Nachrichtenmagazi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Time — Time, v. i. 1. To keep or beat time; to proceed or move in time. [1913 Webster] With oar strokes timing to their song. Whittier. [1913 Webster] 2. To pass time; to delay. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Time — This article is about the measurement. For the magazine, see Time (magazine). For other uses, see Time (disambiguation). The flow of sand in an hourglass can be used to keep track of elapsed time. It also concretely represents the present as… …   Wikipedia

  • time — See: ABOUT TIME, AGAINST TIME, AT A TIME, AT ONE TIME, AT THE SAME TIME, AT TIMES, BEHIND THE TIMES, BEHIND TIME, BIDE ONE S TIME, BIG TIME, EVERY TIME ONE TURNS AROUND, FOR THE TIME BEING, FROM TIME TO TIME, GIVE A HARD TIME, HAVE A TIME, HIGH… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • time — See: ABOUT TIME, AGAINST TIME, AT A TIME, AT ONE TIME, AT THE SAME TIME, AT TIMES, BEHIND THE TIMES, BEHIND TIME, BIDE ONE S TIME, BIG TIME, EVERY TIME ONE TURNS AROUND, FOR THE TIME BEING, FROM TIME TO TIME, GIVE A HARD TIME, HAVE A TIME, HIGH… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • time — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tīma; akin to Old Norse tīmi time, Old English tīd more at tide Date: before 12th century 1. a. the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Time — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Time », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Time (« temps » en anglais) peut… …   Wikipédia en Français

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