time

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time is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
time

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Noun[change]

Singular
time

Plural
times

  1. (uncountable) Time is what we measure with a clock.
    "What time do you finish work?" "At four o'clock (4:00)."
    I don't have time to talk to you right now. Can we do it later?
  2. (countable) If you do something one time, you do it once.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
time

Third-person singular
times

Past tense
timed

Past participle
timed

Present participle
timing

  1. (transitive) If you time something, you measure how long it takes in seconds, minutes, hours, etc.
    Take out your watch and time yourself during the test.