have (the) time

Definition of have (the) time

  1. 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. 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

  1. :  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

    :  leisure

  1. :  to arrange or set the time of :  schedule

    :  to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time

    :  to set the tempo, speed, or duration of

  1. :  of or relating to time

    :  recording time

    :  timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment

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a brief usually trivial fact

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