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1. year

noun. ['ˈjɪr'] a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days.

Synonyms

  • calendar year
  • Holy Year
  • church year
  • 366 days
  • decennium
  • bissextile year
  • New Year
  • Y2K
  • financial year
  • leap year
  • off year
  • Christian year
  • common year
  • yr
  • fiscal year
  • intercalary year
  • time period
  • decade
  • annum
  • civil year
  • 365 days
  • twelvemonth
  • period of time
  • decennary
  • period

Antonyms

  • high season
  • rainy season
  • dry season
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • yeer (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gear (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Year

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

How do you pronounce year?

Pronounce year as jɪr.

US - How to pronounce year in American English

UK - How to pronounce year in British English

How do you spell year? Is it yaer ?

A common misspelling of year is yaer

Sentences with year


1. Noun, singular or mass
Entries must be received by late August each year.

Quotes about year


1. If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.
- Albert Einstein

2. The script was just the best I'd read in a long time and I love the humor, which I wasn't expecting, and I like the fact that my six year old daughter can see the show without being, you know, protected from it.
- Stephen Collins

3. We go through the whole season working on next season's car and developing the car and making sure we fit in the car and all that sort of stuff. And we obviously give ideas of what we would hope next year's car would have even if it's small things like buttons on the steering wheel and different positions and whatever.
- Jenson Button

2. fourth-year

adjective. used of the fourth and final year in United States high school or college.

Synonyms

  • senior

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • middle

3. year-round

adjective. operating or continuing throughout the year.

Antonyms

  • worker

4. first-year

adjective. used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college).

Synonyms

  • first

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • late

5. year-end

noun. the end of a calendar year.

Synonyms

  • end

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • continuance

6. two-year

adjective. having a life cycle lasting two seasons.

Antonyms

  • perennial

7. second-year

adjective. used of the second year in United States high school or college.

Synonyms

  • sophomore

Antonyms

  • immoderate
  • point

8. year

noun. ['ˈjɪr'] a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity.

Synonyms

  • academic year
  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • fauna
  • flora
  • defense

Etymology

  • yeer (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gear (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. year

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

Synonyms

  • season
  • solar year
  • equinoctial year
  • sidereal year
  • astronomical year
  • month
  • time of year
  • tropical year
  • period of time
  • lunar year
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • day
  • night
  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • yeer (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gear (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. year

noun. ['ˈjɪr'] a body of students who graduate together.

Synonyms

  • sophomore class
  • gathering
  • freshman class
  • class
  • assemblage
  • graduating class
  • senior class

Antonyms

  • work time
  • time off
  • downtime
  • overtime

Etymology

  • yeer (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gear (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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