have (the) time
Definition of have (the) time
1 : to be able to use an amount of time required for a particular purpose “Can you go to the store for me?” “I'm sorry, but I don't have time.” We're on a deadline, but he acts like we have all the time in the world! —often followed by to + verb Do you have time to look this over for me? —often + for We've got time for a few more questions.
2 : to like or be willing to spend time dealing with (something or someone) —usually + for I have no time for liars. (British) We have a lot of time for her.
Word by Word Definitions
: the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues : duration
: a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future
: to arrange or set the time of : schedule
: to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time
: to set the tempo, speed, or duration of
: of or relating to time
: recording time
: timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment
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