What is the meaning of Time?

The inevitable progression into the future with the passing of present and past events.

A dimension of spacetime with the opposite metric signature to space dimensions; the fourth dimension.

Change associated with the second law of thermodynamics; the physical and psychological result of increasing entropy.

The property of a system which allows it to have more than one distinct configuration.

A duration of time.

  1. A quantity of availability of duration.

    A quantity of availability of duration.

    A measurement of a quantity of time; a numerical or general indication of a length of progression.

    The serving of a prison sentence.

    An experience.

    An era; (with the, sometimes in plural) the current era, the current state of affairs.

    A person's youth or young adulthood, as opposed to the present day.

    Time out; temporary, limited suspension of play.

    An instant of time.

    1. How much of a day has passed; the moment, as indicated by a clock or similar device.

      How much of a day has passed; the moment, as indicated by a clock or similar device.

      A particular moment or hour; the appropriate moment or hour for something (especially with prepositional phrase or imperfect subjunctive).

      A numerical indication of a particular moment.

      An instance or occurrence.

      Closing time.

      The hour of childbirth.

      (as someone's time) The end of someone's life, conceived by the speaker as having been predestined.

      The measurement under some system of region of day or moment.

      Ratio of comparison.


      The measured duration of sounds; measure; tempo; rate of movement; rhythmical division.

      Clipping of a long time.

      To measure or record the time, duration, or rate of.

      To choose when something begins or how long it lasts.

      To keep or beat time; to proceed or move in time.

      To pass time; to delay.

      To regulate as to time; to accompany, or agree with, in time of movement.

      To measure, as in music or harmony.

      Reminder by the umpire for the players to continue playing after their pause.

      The umpire's call in prizefights, etc.

      A call by a bartender to warn patrons that the establishment is closing and no more drinks will be served.


      lesson, class

      to time


      second-person singular present active imperative of timeō

      Alternative form of tyme (time)

      Alternative form of tyme (thyme)

      an hour

      a lesson, class

      an hour

      a lesson, class

      an appointment

      time, moment (mainly poetic)




      a team

      sexual orientation


      masculine/neuter instrumental singular of tȃj

      inflection of timar:

      1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
      2. third-person singular imperative

      first/third-person singular present subjunctive

      third-person singular imperative

      Source: wiktionary.org