|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations|
|Section VI. Time|
| 1. Absolute Time|
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|NOUN:||TIME, duration; period, term, stage, space, tide [archaic], span, spell, season; the whole time, the whole period; course [See Course]; snap.|
INTERMEDIATE TIME, while, bit, breathing, interim, interval, pendency; intervention, intermission, intermittence, interregnum, interlude; respite.
ERA, epoch, Kalpa, eon, cycle; time of life, age, year, date; decade (period) [See Period]; point, bell, moment (instant) [See Instantaneity]; reign [See Authority].
glass of time, ravages of time, whirligig of time, noiseless foot of Time; scythe of Time.
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|VERB:||CONTINUE, last, endure, stay, go on, remain, persist, subsist, abide, run, stand, dure [archaic], perdure [rare], perennate [rare], stick [colloq.]; intervene; elapse [See Course]; 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 [See Occasion]; linger on, drag on, drag along, tarry [See Diuturnity]; waste time &c. (be inactive) [See Inactivity]; procrastinate [See Lateness].
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|ADJECTIVE:||CONTINUING &c. v.; on foot; permanent (durable) [See Diuturnity]; timely (opportune) [See Occasion].|
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|ADVERB:||WHILE, whilst, during, pending; during the time, during the interval; in the course of; for the time being, day by day; in the time of, in the consulship of [humorous], when; meantime, meanwhile; in the meantime, in the interim; ad interim [L.], pendente lite [L.]; de die in diem [L.]; from day to day, from hour to hour &c.; hourly, always; for a time, for a season; till, until, up to, yet; the whole time, all the time; all along; throughout (completely) [See Completeness]; for good (diuturnity) [See Diuturnity].|
THEN, hereupon, thereupon, whereupon; anno Domini [L.], A.D.; ante Christum [L.], A.C.; before Christ, B.C.; anno urbis condit [L.], A.U.C.; anno regni [L.], A.R.; once upon a time, one fine morning.
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- Time runs, time runs against.
- Tempus fugit.
- Ad calendas Græcas.
- 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 mans dominion.Peacock
- Time wasted is existence, used is life.Young
- Truditur dies die.Horace]
- Volat hora per orbem.Lucretius