Synonyms for year


Grammar : Noun
Spell : yeer
Phonetic Transcription : yɪər

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Définition of year

Origin :
  • Old English gear (West Saxon), ger (Anglian) "year," from Proto-Germanic *jæram "year" (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German jar, Old Norse ar, Danish aar, Old Frisian ger, Dutch jaar, German Jahr, Gothic jer "year"), from PIE *yer-o-, from root *yer-/*yor- "year, season" (cf. Avestan yare (nominative singular) "year;" Greek hora "year, season, any part of a year," also "any part of a day, hour;" Old Church Slavonic jaru, Bohemian jaro "spring;" Latin hornus "of this year;" Old Persian dušiyaram "famine," literally "bad year"). Probably originally "that which makes [a complete cycle]," and from verbal root *ei- meaning "to do, make."
  • As in length : noun extent of object, distance, time
  • As in time : noun temporal length of event or entity's existence, period
  • As in vintage : noun crop, especially of wine
  • As in senectitude : noun old age
  • As in senescence : noun old age
  • As in date : noun point in time; particular day or time
Example sentences :
  • But if she had any such thing I'm sure it was ended, and she'd have jumped at this chance a year ago.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • How's it come you didn't have a Western Union frank this year?
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Why, of course not, Uncle Peter; only I had to look around some at first,—for a year or so.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Now it assembles the blossoms of a whole long year to bewilder and allure.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • After a year of that, he'll be taken into the office and his hours will be cut down to eight.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • I don't think he ever got over the death of his brother, about a year ago.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1. No. 20, August 13, 1870 » by Various
  • At this season of the year the vintagers are joyous and negligent.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • It was hard to say at which season of the year Overton campus was most beautiful.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • But now that I've been working for almost a year I find I'd rather keep on working.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • The old snapshot of the year before, which Jasper had taken?
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand

Antonyms for year

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