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Definition 1: a time unit of approximately 30 days - [noun denoting time]

Samples where month or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was given a month to pay the bill

(month is a kind of ...) a unit for measuring time periods

(... is a kind of month ) the period between successive new moons (29.531 days)

(... is a kind of month ) period between successive perigees; approximately 27.5546 days

(... is a kind of month ) period between successive conjunctions with a star, 27.322 days

(... is a kind of month ) one-twelfth of a solar or tropical year

(month is a part of ...) the time at which the Moon appears as a narrow waxing crescent

(month is a part of ...) the time at which the Moon is at first or last quarter when half its face is illuminated

(month is a part of ...) the time when the Moon is fully illuminated

"the moon is at the full"

(... is part of month) the period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun

"a Martian year takes 687 of our days"

Definition 2: one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year - [noun denoting time]

Samples where month or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he paid the bill last month

Synonyms for month in the sense of this definition

(month is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

(... is a kind of month ) the particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred

"he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class"

(... is a kind of month ) a month in the Revolutionary calendar

(... is a kind of month ) a month in the Gregorian calendar

(... is a kind of month ) a month in the Jewish calendar

(... is a kind of month ) any lunar month in the Muslim calendar

(... is a kind of month ) any lunisolar month in the Hindu calendar

(month is a part of ...) a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday

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