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years

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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.

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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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

How to pronounce years?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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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. James Comey:

    Yes, in fact, that was my intention. To serve another six years.

  2. Peter Sutherland:

    I think a great deal has been done by UNHCR, you have to blame politicians. They've got the figures of the numbers that have died over the past 10 years in the Mediterranean. They shouldn't need a photograph to galvanize them.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    We've been fighting the progressive fight and getting results for people for years, so I hope we keep it on the issues, because if it's about our records, hey, I'm going to win by a landslide.

  4. Jim Dunigan:

    While there are exceptions in given years, what's most interesting about the index's history is that since the beginning, year-over-year increases have averaged 2.8 percent, which is exactly the same number as the U.S. inflation index.

  5. David Kronn:

    Over the years, we’ve become aware that a bone marrow transplant early in the disease can be life-saving for these patients, but we now know that it's only effective in the early stages of the disease.

Images & Illustrations of years

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