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Definition of Year

  • The time of the apparent revolution of the sun trough the ecliptic; the period occupied by the earth in making its revolution around the sun, called the astronomical year; also, a period more or less nearly agreeing with this, adopted by various nations as a measure of time, and called the civil year; as, the common lunar year of 354 days, still in use among the Mohammedans; the year of 360 days, etc. In common usage, the year consists of 365 days, and every fourth year (called bissextile, or leap year) of 366 days, a day being added to February on that year, on account of the excess above 365 days (see Bissextile.
  • The time in which any planet completes a revolution about the sun; as, the year of Jupiter or of Saturn.
  • Age, or old age; as, a man in years.
  • a body of students who graduate together
  • the period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun
  • a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
  • a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity

How to use year in a sentence. Year pronunciation.

But the years go on, and friends have an end.
Life spills faster than the years," he said.
Of Benn Claridge Prince Kaid had scarcely even heard until he died; and, indeed, it was only within the past few years that the Quaker merchant had extended his business to Egypt and had made his headquarters at Assiout, up the river.
The thousand years of thy faith, Will be paid in fiery recompense, And a thousand years of bitter death.
After five years I left, with a bald head at twenty-nine, and a little book of noble thoughts-Tips for the Tired, or Things you can say To-day on what you can do to-morrow.
Whatever his misfortunes in Mexico had been, his forty years sat lightly on him, and his expansive temperament, his childlike sentimentality, gave him an appearance of beaming, sophisticated youth.
The ages have gone, and the rest of the world has changed, but Egypt is the same Egypt, the Nile rises and falls, and the old lean years and fat years come and go.
Though I am in truth a Turk, and those who serve and rob me here are Turks, yet the fellah is the same as he was five thousand years ago.
The first son, who was but a year older, and was as dark as he was fair, had inherited-had seized-all his father's wealth.
He had lived abroad for some years in France and England.
All that he saw was as unlike what he had known in past years as though he had come to Mars or Jupiter.
A secret like that of David and Hylda will do in a day what a score of years could not accomplish, will insinuate confidences which might never be given to the nearest or dearest.
I had an uncle here in the East for twenty-five years, yet I knew him better than all others in the world.
In years gone by I tried to do good to this land, and I failed.
They shall all be thine-for years I have sought an honest man.
Son of Sheitan and slime of the Nile, have I not spared Harrik all these years!
Thou wouldst have put back the clock in Egypt by a hundred years, even to the days of the Mamelukes-a race of slaves and murderers.
With it came the voice that called him in the night, the voice of a woman-of the wife he had given to the lions for a crime against him which she did not commit, which had haunted him all the years.
The hot flush of conflict and the long anger of the years were on him.
There was far, to go before those mud huts of the thousand years would give place to rational modern homes; and as he saw a solitary horseman spread his sheepskin on the ground and kneel to say his evening prayer, as Mahomet had done in his flight between Mecca and Medina, the distance between the Egypt of his desire and the ancient Egypt that moved round him sharply impressed his mind, and the magnitude of his task settled heavily on his spirit.

Examples of Year

Example #1
Life spills faster than the years," he said.
Example #2
And he would say no more, but would walk with me even to my father's door.
Example #3
But the years go on, and friends have an end.
Example #4
David's donkey now picked its way carefully through the narrow streets of the Moosky.
Example #5
This esteem gave greater certainty that any backsheesh coming from the estate of Benn Claridge would not be sifted through many hands on its way to himself.