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 rightly. [1913 Webster]

There is no greater wisdom than well to time the beginnings and onsets of things. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To regulate as to time; to accompany, or agree with, in time of movement. [1913 Webster]

Who overlooked the oars, and timed the stroke. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

He was a thing of blood, whose every motion Was timed with dying cries. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To ascertain or record the time, duration, or rate of; as, to time the speed of horses, or hours for workmen. [1913 Webster]

4. To measure, as in music or harmony. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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