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Princeton's WordNet

  1. old age, years, age, eld, geezerhoodnoun

    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, yearsnoun

    a prolonged period of time

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

  3. days, yearsnoun

    the time during which someone's life continues

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

Wiktionary

  1. yearsnoun

    An unusually long time

    It took years for the bus to come.

Wikipedia

  1. years

    A year is the orbital period of a planetary body, for example, the Earth, moving in its orbit around the Sun. Due to the Earth's axial tilt, the course of a year sees the passing of the seasons, marked by change in weather, the hours of daylight, and, consequently, vegetation and soil fertility. In temperate and subpolar regions around the planet, four seasons are generally recognized: spring, summer, autumn and winter. In tropical and subtropical regions, several geographical sectors do not present defined seasons; but in the seasonal tropics, the annual wet and dry seasons are recognized and tracked. A calendar year is an approximation of the number of days of the Earth's orbital period, as counted in a given calendar. The Gregorian calendar, or modern calendar, presents its calendar year to be either a common year of 365 days or a leap year of 366 days, as do the Julian calendars. For the Gregorian calendar, the average length of the calendar year (the mean year) across the complete leap cycle of 400 years is 365.2425 days (97 out of 400 years are leap years). In English, the unit of time for year is commonly abbreviated as "y" or "yr". The symbol "a" is more common in scientific literature, though its exact duration may be inconsistent. In astronomy, the Julian year is a unit of time defined as 365.25 days of exactly 86,400 seconds (SI base unit), totalling exactly 31,557,600 seconds in the Julian astronomical year.The word year is also used for periods loosely associated with, but not identical to, the calendar or astronomical year, such as the seasonal year, the fiscal year, the academic year, etc. Similarly, year can mean the orbital period of any planet; for example, a Martian year and a Venusian year are examples of the time a planet takes to transit one complete orbit. The term can also be used in reference to any long period or cycle, such as the Great Year.

ChatGPT

  1. years

    Years are units of time that are commonly used in measuring and quantifying the passage of time. They are often based on the Earth's revolutions around the sun, with one year typically being equivalent to 365 days, or sometimes 366 days in leap years. Years are a fundamental element in calendars and are used to organize events, determine ages, mark historical periods, and track the progression and duration of various phenomena within the natural and human world.

Editors Contribution

  1. years

    Plural form of the word year.

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


    Submitted by MaryC on April 24, 2016  

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. YEARS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Years is ranked #153769 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Years surname appeared 106 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Years.

    92.4% or 98 total occurrences were White.

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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

  2. ayres

  3. resay

  4. sayer

  5. Sayer

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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

Examples of Years in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Hamilton:

    But now with the problems of electricity and with the damage being sustained by them as a result of the conflict, there is the risk from here on that these big networks do begin to fail on a permanent basis, on an irreparable basis, and over the next two years we will begin to see in cities like Aleppo potentially the rise of these big health epidemics that we haven't seen in this context until now - typhoid, cholera and so on.

  2. Luke Bryant:

    I don't know if I've had chill bumps like that in four years of doing this show.

  3. The Apple Pencil:

    Leave it to Apple to poke fun at styluses for years and then go create the new stylus gold standard, the $100 Apple Pencil enables the best digital writing and sketching experience I’ve ever had on a tablet.

  4. Finance Minister Ibrahim Alassaf:

    We were realistic in our estimates for next year's revenues in light of current and expected developments in the oil market. Maybe over the past years I agree we were conservative, but this year we were realistic.

  5. Roy Jones:

    Mike Tyson said Thursday in an online press conference. Im coming to fight, and I hope hes coming to fight, and thats all you need to know. Promoters of the pay-per-view spectacle announced that Los Angeles Staples Center will be the site of the 54-year-old Tysons return to boxing on Nov. 28 for an eight-round main event against the 51-year-old Jones. Tysons last official bout was in June 2005, and the former undisputed heavyweight champion hasnt held a title since 1996. Roy Jones fought steadily through Roy Jones 40s, long after Roy Jones super middleweight and light heavyweight title reigns had ended, with his most recent bout in February 2018. Roy Jones also laughs at the idea that any time spent inside a boxing ring with Mike Tyson could ever be a mere exhibition, even though California commission officials have made it clear that Mike Tyson and Roy Jones shouldnt be attempting to seriously hurt each other during a fight with two-minute rounds. Officials say they plan to stop the bout if either fighter is cut or significantly injured. Who goes in the ring with the great, legendary Mike Tyson and thinks its an exhibition ? twelve-ounce gloves ? No headgear ? Really ? This is an exhibition ? Come on, bruh. Be real. In short, Mike Tyson and Roy Jones said everything one might expect from two cagey veterans of the fight game to promote real sporting interest in this endeavor, which came to life after the online world saw footage of Mike Tyson looking impressive while sparring earlier this year. Roy Jones eagerly accepted the opportunity for Mike Tyson highest-profile fight in a decade. Mike Tyson and Roy Jones believe theyll be able to put on a show worthy of their legends. Theyre also eager to be the latest in the growing line of athletes competing at elite levels into their 40s and beyond with improvements in sports science, nutrition and training. When I came along, at 32 years old, you were considered an old guy.

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