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Definition 1: a body of students who graduate together - [noun denoting group]

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

  • the class of '97
  • she was in my year at Hoehandle High

Synonyms for year in the sense of this definition

(year is a kind of ...) a group of persons together in one place

(... is a kind of year ) the body of students who graduate together this year

(... is a kind of year ) final grade or class in high school or college

(... is a kind of year ) penultimate class in high school or college

(... is a kind of year ) the second class in a four-year college or high school

(... is a kind of year ) the first class in college or high school

Definition 2: the period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun - [noun denoting time]

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

  • a Martian year takes 687 of our days

(year 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 year ) time of the earth's revolution from perihelion to perihelion again; 365 days and 6 hr and 13 min and 53.1 sec

(... is a kind of year ) the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes

(... is a kind of year ) a period of 12 lunar months

(... is a kind of year ) the time for the earth to make one complete revolution around the sun, relative to the fixed stars

(year is a part of ...) a time unit of approximately 30 days

"he was given a month to pay the bill"

(year is a part of ...) one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions

"the regular sequence of the seasons"

Definition 3: a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days - [noun denoting time]

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

  • she is 4 years old
  • in the year 1920

Synonyms for year in the sense of this definition

(year 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 year ) any year of the Christian era

(... is a kind of year ) (Latin) year

"per annum"

(... is a kind of year ) any accounting period of 12 months

(... is a kind of year ) the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar

(... is a kind of year ) a year in which productivity is low or inferior

(... is a kind of year ) a year in which no major political elections are held

(... is a kind of year ) a calendar year with an extra day added in February

(... is a kind of year ) a year that is not a leap year

(... is a kind of year ) the calendar year just begun

(... is a kind of year ) (Roman Catholic Church) a period of remission from sin (usually granted every 25 years)

(... is a kind of year ) the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons

(... is a kind of year ) the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar

(... is part of year) a period of 10 years

Definition 4: a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity - [noun denoting time]

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

  • a school year

(year 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 year ) the period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying

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