Translation of "time" - English-Korean dictionary

time

noun uk /taɪm/ us /tɑɪm/

A1 a particular point in the day or night

What time is it?
What time do you leave for work in the morning?

A2 [ no plural ] Time is what we measure in minutes, hours, days, etc.

시간
He wants to spend / more time with his family.

A2 a period of minutes, hours, years, etc.

기간
I lived in Florida for a long time.

A2 an occasion when something happens

How many times have you been to Chicago?

A2 a period of time in the past

시기
We were very young at the time.
The novel is set in the time of the Civil War.
Did you enjoy your time in Japan?
all the time

A2 very often

언제나
It happens all the time.
We go swimming all the time.
have time

A2 to have enough time to do something

시간이 있다
I never have time to eat breakfast.
have a good time

B1 to enjoy yourself

즐거운 시간 보내다
Did you have a good time in Florida?
it’s time for/to do something

B1 used to say that something should happen or be done now

-할 시간이다
It’s time to get up.
on time

B1 not early or late

정각에
I got to school on time.
in time

B1 early or at the right time

일찍, 늦지 않게
We arrived in time to catch the train.
at the same time

B1 If two things happen at the same time, they happen together.

동시에
We arrived at the same time.
two, three, four, etc. times

B1 used to say how much bigger, better, worse, etc. one thing is than another thing

(다른 하나가 나머지 하나 보다 얼마나 큰지, 나은지, 나쁜지를 가리킬때 쓰여)두 배, 세 배 등
Ben earns three times more than me.
Their house is three times larger than ours.
in a day’s, two months’, etc. time

B1 mainly UK a week, two months, etc. from now

(현재로 부터의 시간을 가리켜) 1주에, 두 달에 등
I have to go to the doctor again in a month’s time.
can tell the time

to be able to know what time it is by looking at a clock or watch

시계를 볼 줄 안다
can tell time

If someone can tell time, he or she can know what time it is by looking at a clock or watch

시계를 볼 줄 안다
in no time

very soon

당장
We’ll be home in no time.
at times

sometimes

가끔은
At times, I wish I didn’t have to work.
from time to time

sometimes, but not often

종종
We go to the beach from time to time.
take your time

to do something without hurrying

천천히 하다
The test will be difficult – take your time.
have time on your hands

to have nothing to do

한가하다, 할 일이 없다
Now that her children are all at school, Mary has found that she has time on her hands.
do time

to spend a period of weeks, months, years, etc. in prison

교도소 생활을 하다
It’s not easy to find a job after you’ve done time.
verb uk /taɪm/ us /tɑɪm/ present participle timing, past tense and past participle timed

to measure how long it takes for something to happen

시간을 재다
It’s a good idea to time yourself on the exercises.
Have you timed the trip from New York to Philadelphia?

(Translation of “time” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)