Year Meaning and Definition

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What is the definition Year? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Antonyms, Words starting with Year, Example sentences, Derivations, Synonyms, Related sentences, How to pronounce? Words ending with Year and more...

Year meaning

Word: Year

How to pronounce: jɪə



1. The time taken by the earth to make one revolution around the sun.

Example sentences: "Roughly half of the American people know that it takes a year for the Earth to go around the Sun."

2. The period of 365 days (or 366 days in leap years) starting from the first of January, used for reckoning time in ordinary affairs.A period of 365 days starting from any date.A year regarded in terms of the quality of produce, typically wine.A period used for reckoning time according to other calendars.

Example sentences: "Your paycheck will be debited at the same rate each month for the entire calendar year."

3. One's age or time of life.

4. A very long time; ages.

5. A set of students grouped together as being of roughly similar ages, mostly entering a school or college in the same academic year.

Example sentences: "Most of the girls in my year were leaving school at the end of the term"


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Spanish: Año

German: Jahr

French: An

Italian: Anno

Turkish: Yıllık


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