I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

VI. TIME

1. ABSOLUTE TIME

Time.

[Nouns] time, duration; period, term, stage, space, span, spell, season; the whole time, the whole period; space-time; course [more]; snap.

intermediate time, while, interim, interval, pendency; intervention, intermission, intermittence, interregnum, interlude; respite.

era, epoch; time of life, age, year, date; decade (period) [more]; moment, (instant) [more].

glass of time, sands of time, march of time, Father Time, ravages of time; arrow of time; river of time, whirligig of time, noiseless foot of time; scythe.

[Verbs] continue, last, endure, go on, remain, persist; intervene; elapse [more]; hold out.

take time, take up time, fill time, occupy time.

pass time, pass away time, spend time, while away time, consume time, talk against time; tide over; use time, employ time; seize an opportunity [more]; waste time (be inactive) [more].

[Adjectives] continuing; on foot; permanent (durable) [more]

[Adverbs] while, whilst, during, pending; during the time, during the interval; in the course of, at that point, at that point in time; for the time being, day by day; in the time of, when; meantime, meanwhile; in the meantime, in the interim; ad interim, pendente lite; de die in diem; from day to day, from hour to hour; hourly, always; for a time, for a season;

till, until, up to, yet, as far as, by that time, so far, hereunto, heretofore, prior to this, up to this point.

the whole time, all the time; all along; throughout (completely) [more]; for good (diuturnity) [more].

hereupon, thereupon, whereupon; then; anno Domini; A.D.; ante Christum; A.C.; before Christ; B.C.; anno urbis conditae; A.U.C.; anno regni; A.R.; once upon a time, one fine morning, one fine day, one day, once.

[Phrases] time flies, tempus fugit [Lat.]; time runs out, time runs against, race against time, racing the clock, time marches on, time is of the essence, "time and tide wait for no man".

ad calendas Groecas; "panting Time toileth after him in vain" [Johnson]; "'gainst the tooth of time and razure of oblivion� [Measure for Measure] �rich with the spoils of time" [Gray]; tempus edax rerum [Horace]; "the long hours come and go" [C.G. Rossetti]; "the time is out of joint" [Hamlet]; "Time rolls his ceaseless course" [Scott]; "Time the foe of man's dominion" [Peacock]; "time wasted is existence, used is life" [Young]; truditur dies die [Horace]; volat hora per orbem [Lucretius]; carpe diem.

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