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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Time \Time\ (t[imac]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Timed (t[imac]md);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Timing.]
     1. To appoint the time for; to bring, begin, or perform at
        the proper season or time; as, he timed his appearance
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              There is no greater wisdom than well to time the
              beginnings and onsets of things.      --Bacon.
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     2. To regulate as to time; to accompany, or agree with, in
        time of movement.
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              Who overlooked the oars, and timed the stroke.
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              He was a thing of blood, whose every motion
              Was timed with dying cries.           --Shak.
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     3. To ascertain or record the time, duration, or rate of; as,
        to time the speed of horses, or hours for workmen.
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     4. To measure, as in music or harmony.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Time \Time\, v. i.
     1. To keep or beat time; to proceed or move in time.
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              With oar strokes timing to their song. --Whittier.
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     2. To pass time; to delay. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Time \Time\, n.; pl. Times. [OE. time, AS. t[imac]ma, akin to
     t[imac]d time, and to Icel. t[imac]mi, Dan. time an hour, Sw.
     timme. [root]58. See Tide, n.]
     1. Duration, considered independently of any system of
        measurement or any employment of terms which designate
        limited portions thereof.
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              The time wasteth [i. e. passes away] night and day.
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              I know of no ideas . . . that have a better claim to
              be accounted simple and original than those of space
              and time.                             --Reid.
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     2. A particular period or part of duration, whether past,
        present, or future; a point or portion of duration; as,
        the time was, or has been; the time is, or will be.
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              God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake
              in time past unto the fathers by the prophets.
                                                    --Heb. i. 1.
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     3. The period at which any definite event occurred, or person
        lived; age; period; era; as, the Spanish Armada was
        destroyed in the time of Queen Elizabeth; -- often in the
        plural; as, ancient times; modern times.
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     4. The duration of one's life; the hours and days which a
        person has at his disposal.
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              Believe me, your time is not your own; it belongs to
              God, to religion, to mankind.         --Buckminster.
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     5. A proper time; a season; an opportunity.
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              There is . . . a time to every purpose. --Eccl. iii.
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              The time of figs was not yet.         --Mark xi. 13.
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     6. Hour of travail, delivery, or parturition.
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              She was within one month of her time. --Clarendon.
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     7. Performance or occurrence of an action or event,
        considered with reference to repetition; addition of a
        number to itself; repetition; as, to double cloth four
        times; four times four, or sixteen.
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              Summers three times eight save one.   --Milton.
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     8. The present life; existence in this world as contrasted
        with immortal life; definite, as contrasted with infinite,
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              Till time and sin together cease.     --Keble.
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     9. (Gram.) Tense.
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     10. (Mus.) The measured duration of sounds; measure; tempo;
         rate of movement; rhythmical division; as, common or
         triple time; the musician keeps good time.
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               Some few lines set unto a solemn time. --Beau. &
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     Note: Time is often used in the formation of compounds,
           mostly self-explaining; as, time-battered,
           time-beguiling, time-consecrated, time-consuming,
           time-enduring, time-killing, time-sanctioned,
           time-scorner, time-wasting, time-worn, etc.
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     Absolute time, time irrespective of local standards or
        epochs; as, all spectators see a lunar eclipse at the same
        instant of absolute time.
     Apparent time, the time of day reckoned by the sun, or so
        that 12 o'clock at the place is the instant of the transit
        of the sun's center over the meridian.
     Astronomical time, mean solar time reckoned by counting the
        hours continuously up to twenty-four from one noon to the
     At times, at distinct intervals of duration; now and then;
        as, at times he reads, at other times he rides.
     Civil time, time as reckoned for the purposes of common
        life in distinct periods, as years, months, days, hours,
        etc., the latter, among most modern nations, being divided
        into two series of twelve each, and reckoned, the first
        series from midnight to noon, the second, from noon to
     Common time (Mil.), the ordinary time of marching, in which
        ninety steps, each twenty-eight inches in length, are
        taken in one minute.
     Equation of time. See under Equation, n.
     In time.
         (a) In good season; sufficiently early; as, he arrived in
             time to see the exhibition.
         (b) After a considerable space of duration; eventually;
             finally; as, you will in time recover your health and
     Mean time. See under 4th Mean.
     Quick time (Mil.), time of marching, in which one hundred
        and twenty steps, each thirty inches in length, are taken
        in one minute.
     Sidereal time. See under Sidereal.
     Standard time, the civil time that has been established by
        law or by general usage over a region or country. In
        England the standard time is Greenwich mean solar time. In
        the United States and Canada four kinds of standard time
        have been adopted by the railroads and accepted by the
        people, viz., Eastern, Central, Mountain, and Pacific
        time, corresponding severally to the mean local times of
        the 75th, 90th, 105th, and 120th meridians west from
        Greenwich, and being therefore five, six, seven, and eight
        hours slower than Greenwich time.
     Time ball, a ball arranged to drop from the summit of a
        pole, to indicate true midday time, as at Greenwich
        Observatory, England. --Nichol.
     Time bargain (Com.), a contract made for the sale or
        purchase of merchandise, or of stock in the public funds,
        at a certain time in the future.
     Time bill. Same as Time-table. [Eng.]
     Time book, a book in which is kept a record of the time
        persons have worked.
     Time detector, a timepiece provided with a device for
        registering and indicating the exact time when a watchman
        visits certain stations in his beat.
     Time enough, in season; early enough. "Stanly at Bosworth
        field, . . . came time enough to save his life." --Bacon.
     Time fuse, a fuse, as for an explosive projectile, which
        can be so arranged as to ignite the charge at a certain
        definite interval after being itself ignited.
     Time immemorial, or Time out of mind. (Eng. Law) See
        under Immemorial.
     Time lock, a lock having clockwork attached, which, when
        wound up, prevents the bolt from being withdrawn when
        locked, until a certain interval of time has elapsed.
     Time of day, salutation appropriate to the times of the
        day, as "good morning," "good evening," and the like;
     To kill time. See under Kill, v. t.
     To make time.
         (a) To gain time.
         (b) To occupy or use (a certain) time in doing something;
             as, the trotting horse made fast time.
     To move against time, To run against time, or To go
     against time, to move, run, or go a given distance without a
        competitor, in the quickest possible time; or, to
        accomplish the greatest distance which can be passed over
        in a given time; as, the horse is to run against time.
     True time.
         (a) Mean time as kept by a clock going uniformly.
         (b) (Astron.) Apparent time as reckoned from the transit
             of the sun's center over the meridian.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time
           he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at
           a clip" [syn: time, clip]
      2: a period of time considered as a resource under your control
         and sufficient to accomplish something; "take time to smell
         the roses"; "I didn't have time to finish"; "it took more
         than half my time"
      3: an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes
         or activities); "he waited a long time"; "the time of year
         for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time"
      4: a suitable moment; "it is time to go"
      5: the continuum of experience in which events pass from the
         future through the present to the past
      6: a person's experience on a particular occasion; "he had a
         time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together"
      7: a reading of a point in time as given by a clock; "do you
         know what time it is?"; "the time is 10 o'clock" [syn: clock
         time, time]
      8: the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three
         spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event [syn: fourth
         dimension, time]
      9: rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
         [syn: meter, metre, time]
      10: the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a
          prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years";
          "he is doing time in the county jail" [syn: prison term,
          sentence, time]
      v 1: measure the time or duration of an event or action or the
           person who performs an action in a certain period of time;
           "he clocked the runners" [syn: clock, time]
      2: assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate
         carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
      3: set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the
         process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
      4: regulate or set the time of; "time the clock"
      5: adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the
         desired time; "The good player times his swing so as to hit
         the ball squarely"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  327 Moby Thesaurus words for "time":
     Archean, Archeozoic, Cambrian, Carboniferous, Cenozoic, Comanchean,
     Cretaceous, Devonian, Eocene, Glacial, Holocene,
     International Date Line, Lower Cretaceous, Lower Tertiary,
     Mesozoic, Miocene, Mississippian, Oligocene, Paleocene, Paleozoic,
     Pennsylvanian, Permian, Platonic year, Pleistocene, Pliocene,
     Precambrian, Proterozoic, Quaternary, Recent, Silurian, Tertiary,
     Triassic, Upper Cretaceous, Upper Tertiary, a leg up, accompany,
     adjust, aeon, again and again, age, agree, ahead of time,
     all at once, all the same, all the time, all together, always,
     anchor watch, andante tempo, annus magnus, anon, antedate,
     antiquated, at all times, at intervals, at once, at one time,
     at times, be in phase, be in time, beat, beat time, beforehand,
     behind the times, bell, bender, bit, book, bout, brannigan, break,
     bright and early, bust, but, carousal, carouse, chance,
     circumstance, clear stage, clock, coexist, coextend, coincide,
     compotation, compound time, concur, conditions, constantly,
     contemporize, continually, continuous tenure, continuously,
     control, convenience, culture, cycle, cycle of indiction, date,
     date line, dated, datemark, dawdle, day, day shift, days, dead,
     delay, dogwatch, duple time, duration, early, ease, enlistment,
     epoch, era, even so, eventually, ever, every so often, everything,
     experience, fair field, fair game, fateful moment, fix,
     fix the time, for the moment, for the nonce, formerly, forthwith,
     free time, freedom, frequently, full time, generation, go,
     goof-off time, graveyard shift, great year, habits, half time,
     heretofore, heyday, hitch, hour, however, idle hours, immediately,
     in good time, in no time, in time, in unison, indiction, inning,
     innings, instant, interval, isochronize, jag, juncture,
     just the same, kairos, keep in step, keep pace with, keep time,
     largo, leisure, liberty, life, lifetime, linger, lobster trick,
     loiter, look-in, many times, march tempo, mark time, match,
     meanwhile, measure, measure time, minute, mixed times, moment,
     moment of truth, mores, nevertheless, night shift, nonetheless,
     notwithstanding, obsolescent, obsolete, occasion, occasionally,
     odd moments, often, old hat, old-fashioned, on account, on credit,
     on occasion, on one occasion, on terms, on the dot, on time, once,
     one day, opening, opportunism, opportunity, organize, outdated,
     outmoded, overtime, pace, part time, passe, patch, period,
     perpetually, place, plan, point, point of time, postdate,
     pregnant moment, prematurely, presto, previously, prison term,
     pro tem, pro tempore, program, psychological moment, punctually,
     quickly, rag, ragtime, regulate, relay, relief, repeatedly, repose,
     rest, retirement, rhythm, room, round, rubato, say, schedule,
     scope, season, semiretirement, set, set the time, set up,
     sextuple time, shift, shilly-shally, shot, show, simple time,
     simultaneously, someday, sometime, sometimes, soon,
     sooner or later, space, span, spare time, speedily, spell,
     split schedule, split shift, spree, squeak, stage, stepping-stone,
     stint, straightaway, stretch, sunrise watch, swiftly, swing shift,
     synchronize, syncopation, syncope, tempo, tempo rubato,
     temporarily, tenure, term, the time, things, three-quarter time,
     time after time, time and again, time at bat, time lag,
     time of day, time pattern, time signal, time to kill,
     time to spare, times, timing, together, tour, tour of duty, trick,
     triple time, triplet, turn, turn of work, two-four time,
     unceasingly, values, waltz time, watch, whack, whet, while,
     without delay, work shift, yet

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  TIME, contracts, evidence, practice. The measure of duration., It is divided 
  into years, months. days, (q.v.) hours, minutes, and seconds. It is also 
  divided into day and night. (q.v.) 
       2. Time is frequently of the essence of contracts and crimes, and 
  sometimes it is altogether immaterial. 
       3. Lapse of time alone is often presumptive evidence of facts which are 
  otherwise unknown; an uninterrupted enjoyment of certain rights for twenty 
  or twenty-one years, is evidence that the party enjoying them is legally 
  entitled to them; after such a length of time, the law presumes payment of a 
  bond or other specialty. 10 S. & R. 63, 383; 3 S. & R. 493; 6 Munf. R. 532; 
  2 Cranch, R. 180; 7 Wheat. R. 535; 2 W. C. C R. 323; 4 John. R. 202; 7 John' 
  R. 556; 5 Conn. 1; 3 Day 289; 1 McCord 145; 1 Bay, 482; 7 Wend. 94; 5 Vern. 
       4. In the computation of time, it is laid down generally, that where 
  the computation is to be made from an act done, the day when such act was 
  done is included. Dougl. 463. But it will be excluded whenever such 
  exclusion, will prevent a forfeiture. 4 Greenl. 298. Sed vide 15 Ves. 248; 1 
  Ball & B. 196. In general, one day is taken inclusively and the other 
  exclusively. 2 Browne; Rep. 18. Vide Chitt. Bl. 140 n. 2; 2 Evans, Poth. 50; 
  13 Vin. Abr. 52, 499; 15 Vin. Ab. 554; 20 Vin. Ab. 266; Com. Dig. Temps; 1 
  Rop. Legacy, 518; 2 Suppl. to Ves. jr. 229; Graham's Pract. 185; 1 Fonb. 
  Equity, 430; Wright, R. 580; 7 John. R. 476; 1 Bailey, R. 89; Coxe, Rep. 
  363; 1 Marsh. Keny. Rep. 321; 3 Marsh. Keny. Rep. 448; 3 Bibb, R. 330; 6 
  Munf. R. 394; vide Computation. 

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  TIME, pleading. The avertment of time is generally necessary in pleading; 
  the rules are different, in different actions. 
       2.-1. Impersonal actions, the pleadings must allege the time; that is, 
  the day, month and year when each traversable fact occurred; and when there 
  is occasion to mention a continuous act, the period of its duration ought to 
  be shown. The necessity of laying a time extends to traversable facts only; 
  time is generally considered immaterial, and any time may be assigned to a 
  given fact. This option, however, is subject to certain restrictions. 1st. 
  Time should be laid under a videlicit, or the party pleading it will be 
  required to, prove it strictly. 2d. The time laid should not be 
  intrinsically impossible, or inconsistent with the fact to which it relates. 
  3d. There are some instances in which time forms a material point in the 
  merits of the case; and, in these instances, if a traverse be taken, the 
  time laid is of the substance of the issue, and must be strictly proved. 
  With respect to all facts of this description; they must be truly stated, at 
  the peril of a failure for variance; Cowp. 671: and here a videlicit will 
  give no help. Id. 6 T. R 463; 5 Taunt. 2; 4 Serg. & Rawle, 576; 7 Serg. & 
  Rawle, 405. Where the time needs not to be truly stated, (as is generally 
  the case,) it is subject to a rule of the same nature with one that applies 
  to venues in transitory matters, namely, that the plea and subsequent 
  pleadings should follow the day alleged in the writ or declaration; and if 
  in these cases no time at all be laid, the omission is aided after verdict 
  or judgment by confession or default, by operation of the statute of 
  jeofails. But where, in the plea or subsequent pleadings, the time happens 
  to be material, it must be alleged, and there the pleader may be allowed to 
  depart from the day in the writ and declaration. 
       3.-2. In real or mixed actions, there is no necessity for alleging any 
  particular day in the declaration. 3 Bl. Com. App. No. 1, Sec. 6; Lawes' Pl. 
  App. 212; 3 Chit. Pl. 620-635; Cro. Jac. 311; Yelv. 182 a, note; 2 Chitt. 
  Pl. 396, n. r; Gould, Pl. c. 3, Sec. 99, 100; Steph. Pl. 314; Com. Dig. 
  Pleader, C 19. 
       4.-3. In criminal pleadings, it is requisite, generally, to show both 
  the day and the year on which the offence was committed; but the indictment 
  will be good, if the day and year can be collected from the whole statement, 
  though they be not expressly averred. Com. Dig. Indictm. G 2; 5 Serg. & 
  Rawle, 315. Although it be necessary that a day certain should be laid in 
  the indictment, the prosecutor may give evidence, of an offence committed, 
  on any other day, previous to the finding of the indictment. 5 Serg. & 
  Rawle, 316; Arch. Cr. Pl. 95; 1 Phil Evid. 203; 9 East, Rep. 157. This rule, 
  however, does not authorize the laying of a day subsequent to the trial. 
  Addis. R. 36. See generally Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t. 

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Time, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
     Population (2000):    29
     Housing Units (2000): 14
     Land area (2000):     0.436141 sq. miles (1.129599 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.436141 sq. miles (1.129599 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            75419
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             39.561160 N, 90.722947 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Time, IL

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