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Main Entry: 1time
Function: noun 1 a: the period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues : DURATION <was gone a long time> <it rained all the time during our vacation> b: part of the day when one is free to do as one pleases <find time for reading> 2: a point or period when something occurs : OCCASION <remember the time you entered the pie-eating contest> 3: a set or usual moment or hour for something to happen, begin, or end <arrived ahead of time> 4 a: a historical period : AGE <in your grandparents' time> b: conditions of a specified period <times are hard> <move with the times> 5: a prison sentence <doing time for robbery> 6: the rhythmic grouping of beats in music shown in the time signature 7 a: a moment, hour, day, or year as indicated by a clock or calendar <what time is it> b: a system of determining time 8 a: one of a series of repeated instances or actions <told you many times> bplural: added or accumulated quantities or examples <five times greater> cplural: equal parts of which an indicated number make up a greater quantity <five times smaller> d: 2TURN 5b <three times at bat> 9: a person's experience during a certain period <had the time of their lives> <had quite a time staying in the saddle> 10: TIME-OUT <called time> - at times: now and then - from time to time: once in a while : OCCASIONALLY - in no time: in the shortest possible time - in time 1: early enough 2: in the course of time : EVENTUALLY 3: at the correct speed in music - on time 1: at the time set 2: on an installment payment plan - time after time: over and over again - time and again: over and over again