What does years mean?

Definitions for years

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word years.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. old age, years, age, eld, geezerhood(noun)

    a late time of life

    "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"

  2. long time, age, years(noun)

    a prolonged period of time

    "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years"

  3. days, years(noun)

    the time during which someone's life continues

    "the monarch's last days"; "in his final years"

Wiktionary

  1. years(Noun)

    An unusually long time

    It took years for the bus to come.

Editors Contribution

  1. years

    Plural form of the word year.

    There are ten years in a decade and a hundred years in a century.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'years' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #98

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'years' in Written Corpus Frequency: #174

Anagrams for years »

  1. arsey, ayres, resay, sayer, Sayer

  2. Ayres

  3. Resay

  4. Sayer

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of years in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of years in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Irish Proverb:

    Twenty years a child twenty years running wild twenty years a mature man-and after that, praying.

  2. Mohammad Alizadeh-Tabatabai:

    Davoud Assadi was sentenced to 10 years, Afarin Chitsaz to five years, Ehsan Mazandarani seven years and Ehsan Safarzayi to five years in jail.

  3. Brittany Murphy:

    Everybody has difficult years, but a lot of times the difficult years end up being the greatest years of your whole entire life, if you survive them.

  4. Alfred Edward Perlman:

    After you've done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully. After five years, look at it with suspicion. And after ten years, throw it away and start all over.

  5. Bruce Sterling:

    I used to think that cyberspace was fifty years away. What I thought was fifty years away, was only ten years away. And what I thought was ten years away... it was already here. I just wasn't aware of it yet.

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