Keywords: time, tense

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. The thing that we measure in seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, years and so on. English = time.
2. In grammar, the different forms a verb takes to show whether the action is happening in the past, present or future. English = tense


1. Used alone to ask someone to tell you the time. English = 'What time is it?', 'What's the time?', 'Have you got the time?'
2. Used alone to decline a request or a proposal, or question a proposed course of action, to mean that time constraints are a problem. English = 'I don't have the time.', 'There's a problem with the time.'; 'I don't think there'll be enough time.' etc.