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A particular moment
“The time has come for us to say goodbye.”
(a time) An unspecified period
“There was a time when I had a thick and luscious head of hair.”
A period in history or the past
“Employment opportunities were scarce in the time of the Great Depression.”
The duration taken to complete an event
“The time required to get to the city from here is approximately forty minutes.”
A single occasion for an event
“William finally got a hold of Kate after the fifth time of him calling her on the phone.”
One's lifetime
“In my time, I have already achieved everything I could have ever dreamed of.”
One's life at a younger age, usually referring to the prime of one's life
“In my time, we would play sports for fun instead of video games.”
A noteworthy experience or event
“Do you remember how much fun we had during our time in the Florida Keys?”
The conditions of life during a particular period
“We are going through a prosperous time where the economy is flourishing and people are contented.”
A rare opportunity
“He had waited for this moment all his life, and the time to shine had now arrived.”
The indefinite progression of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole
“Excuse me, Taylor, I'm really happy for you and I will be letting you finish, but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time!”
How much of a day has passed
“Excuse me, do you have the time?”
To schedule an event or action
“We will time our meeting to be held just after our lunch break.”
To measure the time taken by a process or activity
“As part of his training, the athlete would regularly time how long it took him to complete his sprint.”
The measured duration of sounds, typically in music
“Blues will often have a 4/4 time feel, and yet the rhythm may be very triplet-heavy.”
An apprenticeship
“He served his time as an operator before being promoted to the position of manager.”
A prison sentence
“Once a prisoner has served his time, he should be given a fresh start in life.”
A dimension of spacetime with the opposite metric signature to space dimensions
“Marty traveled through time with a DeLorean built by Dr. Emmett Brown.”
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