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time

verb [T] (ARRANGE)    /taɪm/
to decide that something will happen at a particular time: [+ to infinitive] We timed our trip to coincide with my cousin's wedding.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping to arrange something so that it happens at an exactly suitable time: If you time your departure carefully, you should be able to miss the worst of the traffic. She won the game with a brilliantly timed shot (= one played at exactly the right moment).Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of time verb (ARRANGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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