time [-s, -'s] n

OE tima.

  1. The normal course of events; the passing of minutes and hours, days and years.
  2. Occasion; moment.
  3. Particular hour; specific duration; reading of the clock.
  4. Mortality; life.
  5. Reiteration; opportunity; repetition of a similar opportunity.
  6. A long enough period; sufficient duration of minutes, hours, etc.
  7. Period; duration.
  8. The proper moment; an appropriate occasion; the correct moment; an acceptable occasion.
  9. Season; month of the year.
  10. The present; the current moment.
  11. Instance; occurrence.
  12. Opportunity.
  13. Measure of linear temporality; measure of the passing of minutes and hours.
  14. Phrase “in time”: Sufficiently early.
  15. Phrase “at a time”: at once; together.
  16. Phrase “all the time”: always; at every moment.