Time vs Vacation - What's the difference?

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In context|obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between time and vacation

is that time is (obsolete) to pass time; to delay while vacation is (obsolete) free time given over to a specific purpose; occupation, activity.

As nouns the difference between time and vacation

is that time is (uncountable) the inevitable progression into the future with the passing of present events into the past while vacation is freedom from some business or activity.

As verbs the difference between time and vacation

is that time is to measure seconds, hours etc passed, especially using a clock of some kind while vacation is to spend or take a vacation.

As a interjection time

is (tennis) reminder by the umpire for the players to continue playing after their pause.

time

English

(wikipedia time)

Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)

Interjection

(en interjection)
  • (tennis)
  • Noun

  • (uncountable) The inevitable progression into the future with the passing of present events into the past.
  • * 1937 , (Delmore Schwartz), Calmly We Walk Through This April's Day
  • Time is the fire in which we burn.
  • A duration of time.
  • # (uncountable) A quantity of availability of duration.
  • #* 1661 , , The Life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. H. Hammond
  • During the whole time of his abode in the university he generally spent thirteen hours of the day in study; by which assiduity besides an exact dispatch of the whole course of philosophy, he read over in a manner all classic authors that are extant
  • # (countable) A measurement of a quantity of time; a numerical or general indication of a length of progression.
  • #*
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=1 , passage=I was about to say that I had known the Celebrity from the time he wore kilts. But I see I will have to amend that, because he was not a celebrity then, nor, indeed, did he achieve fame until some time after I left New York for the West.}}
  • #* 1938 , Richard Hughes, In Hazard
  • The shock of the water, of course, woke him, and he swam for quite a time .
  • # (uncountable, slang) The serving of a prison sentence.
  • # (countable) An experience.
  • #*
  • , title=(The Celebrity), Chapter=1 , passage=I was about to say that I had known the Celebrity from the time he wore kilts. But I see I will have to amend that, because he was not a celebrity then, nor, indeed, did he achieve fame until some time after I left New York for the West.}}
  • # (countable) An era; (with the , sometimes in plural) the current era, the current state of affairs.
  • #* (rfdate) Cicero, First Oration against Catiline (translation)
  • O the times , O the customs!
  • #* 1601 , (William Shakespeare), The Tragedy of (Hamlet), Prince of Denmark
  • The time is out of joint
  • # (uncountable, with possessive) A person's youth or young adulthood, as opposed to the present day.
  • # (only in singular, sports, and, figuratively) Time out; temporary, limited suspension of play.
  • An instant of time.
  • # (uncountable) How much of a day has passed; the moment, as indicated by a clock or similar device.
  • #* {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author= Ian Sample
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=34, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Irregular bedtimes may affect children's brains , passage=Irregular bedtimes may disrupt healthy brain development in young children, according to a study of intelligence and sleeping habits.  ¶ Going to bed at a different time each night affected girls more than boys, but both fared worse on mental tasks than children who had a set bedtime, researchers found.}}
  • # (countable) A particular moment or hour; the appropriate moment or hour for something (especially with prepositional phrase or imperfect subjunctive).
  • #*
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again; for, even after she had conquered her love for the Celebrity, the mortification of having been jilted by him remained.}}
  • #* {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=(Joseph Stiglitz)
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=19, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Globalisation is about taxes too , passage=It is time the international community faced the reality: we have an unmanageable, unfair, distortionary global tax regime. It is a tax system that is pivotal in creating the increasing inequality that marks most advanced countries today – with America standing out in the forefront and the UK not far behind.}}
  • # (countable) A numerical indication of a particular moment.
  • # (countable) An instance or occurrence.
  • #*
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=2 , passage=Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. He was dressed out in broad gaiters and bright tweeds, like an English tourist, and his face might have belonged to Dagon, idol of the Philistines.}}
  • # (UK, of pubs) Closing time.
  • # The hour of childbirth.
  • #* (1609-1674)
  • She was within one month of her time .
  • (countable) The measurement under some system of region of day or moment.
  • (countable) Ratio of comparison.
  • (grammar, dated) Tense.
  • (music) The measured duration of sounds; measure; tempo; rate of movement; rhythmical division.
  • * (Beaumont and Fletcher) (1603-1625)
  • some few lines set unto a solemn time

    Usage notes

    : For the number of occurrences and the ratio of comparison, once'' and ''twice'' are used instead of ''one time'' and ''two times''. ''Thrice is uncommon but not obsolescent.

    Derived terms

    * Alaska time * Alaska-Hawaii Time * Amsterdam Time * ASEAN Common Time * Atlantic Daylight Time * Atlantic Time * Australian Central Daylight Time * Australian Eastern Daylight Time * Barycentric Coordinate Time * Bering Time * Berlin Time * Bhutan Time * Black People's Time * Bombay time * Borneo Time * Buck Rodgers time * Calcutta time * Cape Verde Time * Central Africa Time * Central Daylight Time * Central Europe Time * Central European Midsummer Time * Central European Time * Central Time * Chatham Daylight Time * Christmas time * Christmas-time * Colored People's Time * Common-Civil-Calendar-and-Time Calendar * Coordinated Universal Time * Dutch Time * East Africa Time * Eastern Daylight Time * Eastern European Time * Eastern Time * Father Time * free time * French Revolutionary Time * Geocentric Coordinate Time * Greenwich Time Signal * Greenwich time * Hadean time * Hawaii time * Hawaii-Aleutian time * Hong Kong Time * Hubble time * International Atomic Time * International Time Bureau * Israel Daylight Time * Krasnoyarsk Time * Madras time * Mauritius Time * Maxwell time * Maytime * Middle Eastern Time * Middle European Time * Moscow Time * Mountain Daylight Time * Mountain Time * Nepal Time * New Zealand Daylight Time * Newtonian time * Novosibirsk Time * Old Father Time * Omsk Time * Operation Market Time * Ordinary Time * Pacific Daylight Time * Pacific Time * Patients Out of Time * Philippine Time * POSIX time * Samoa Time * Seychelles Time * Spacecraft Event Time * Sri Lanka Time * Standard Zone Time * Starving Time * Swatch Internet Time * Terrestrial Time * Time Complex Simulator * Time Lady * Time of Troubles * Time Simulator * Time Variance Authority * Time-Triggered Protocol * Timewheel * Tipper and See-Saw Time * Unix time * Uzbekistan Time * Washington meridian time * West Africa Time * Western European Time * Yukon Time * Zulu time * absolute time * access time * Achilles tendon reflex time * acquisition feeding time * acquisition time * activated clotting time * activated partial thromboplastin time * active braking time * actual flying time * adjusted flow time * administration of the fulness of times * administrative lead time * advanced time * A-H conduction time * apex time * apostolic times * apparent time * APTIME * arrival time * arrow of time * assembly time * association time * astronomical time * attack time * average access time * average handle time * average seek time * back time * background radiation equivalent time * bathtime * beat time * bedtime * big time * binding time * biologic time * biological time * birth-time * bit time * bleeding time * block time * blood circulation time * borrowed time * bottom time * bowel transit time * braking time * break-even time * breakfast time * breaktime * breathing time * broken time * bullet time * burn time * buy time * by a time * call time * centrelink time * chair time * characteristic time * check-in time * check-out time * chow time * chowtime * Christmas time * chromoscopy time * chucking-out time * circulation time * civil time * civilian time * clearance time * clock time * close time * closed assembly time * closing time * clot retraction time * clotting time * coagulation time * cock-shut-time * coding time * coherence time * collision time * colonic transit time * command processing overhead time * common time * comp time * company time * compensatory time * compile time * compound common time * compound time * computation time * concentration time * conditioning time * conduction time * confinement time * conformal time * connect time * constant time * contact time * continental time * contract time * controlled variable time * convective mixing time * cooking time * cooling time * coordinate time * core time * corner time * corrected time * cosmic time * CPU time * crossing time * crunch time * cubic time * cucumber time * cure time * curing time * curtain time * cut time * cut-off time * cycle time * damage over time * dance-time * daylight-saving time * daylight-savings time * daytime * dead time * decay time * decimal reduction time * decimal time * decoherence time * decorrelation time * decree time * deep time * deferred time * delay time * departure time * detention time * dextrinizing time * dial-in time * dilute Russell's viper venom time * dining-time * dinner time * dinnertime * discrete-time signal * disinfectant time * disk access time * do time * docky time * double time * doubling time * down time * downtime * dream time * dreamtime * drinking-up time * drive time * driving time * drying time * DTIME * duple time * dwell time * dynamical time * earliest anticipated launch time * early time * ecarin clotting time * effluxion of time * elapsed flying time * elapsed time * end times * energy confinement time * energy payback time * energy replacement time * engaged time * ephemeris time * equal time * equation of time * equilibrium time * equinoctial time * estimated time of arrival * euglobulin clot lysis time * euglobulin lysis time * event time * execution time * exit time * expiration time * exponential time * exposure time * EXPTIME * extended playing time * extra time * face time * fade time * fading time * fall time * fence time * final setting time * find time * first exit time * first hit time * first passage time * first return time * flash-to-bang time * flat time * flexible time * flexitime * floortime * forced expiratory time * forecast lead time * foretime * formation exposure time * former times * four-four time * frame time * frame-alignment recovery time * free time * free-fall time * fringe time * fruit-time * full time * fully automatic time * functioning time * gain time * game time * garbage time * gate time * gelation time * generation time * geologic time * geological time * glide time * golden time * good time * grass time * Greenwich Time Signal * Greenwich time * gust decay time * gust formation time * handling time * hang time * happy time * hard time * harvest time * haying time * heaking-time * heat time * hexadecimal time * high time * hitting time * hold time * holding time * holiday-time * H-V conduction time * hydraulic retention time * hypertime * ice time * idle time * imaginary time * imperfect time * improper time * in between times * in due time * in good time * in jig time * in the course of time * in the fullness of time * incubation time * inertia time * initial setting time * injury time * instruction time * integration time * intermediate time * interval time * interval transit time * intra-atrial conduction time * intravaginal ejaculation latency time * isovolumic relaxation time * junk time * keep good time * keep time * kill time * killing time * kipper time * lag time * lake retention time * land before time * lap time * last time * latency time * latent time * laytime * lead time * least time * left ventricular ejection time * leisure time * lethal time * lifetime * light time * lighting-up time * linear time * link time * live time * lived time * load time * local sidereal time * local solar time * local time * lock time * longitudinal relaxation time * longtime * lookahead time * look-back time * lunchtime * magnetic local time * main standard time * march-time * mark time * maximum holding time * maximum seek time * mealtime * mean free time * mean hitting time * mean solar time * mean survival time * median effective time * median lethal time * median survival time * methods-time measurement * metric time * midtime * military time * minimum connecting time * minimum seek time * missing time * mixing time * modern times * morning time * musical time * naptime * near real time * needle time * network option time * Network Time Protocol * network time * NEXPTIME * next time * nick-time * night time * nighttime * non-Archimedean time * non-deterministic polynomial time * non-uniform polynomial-time * noontime * normal time * NP time * NTIME * occurrence time * off time * offset time * ofttimes * old time * old tyme * olde tyme * olden time * olden times * one-stage prothrombin time * onetime * one-way light time * one-way time * open assembly time * open time * opening time * operating time * P-A conduction time * partial thromboplastin time * past time * pastime * peacetime * pea-time * perfect time * pessimistic time * P-H conduction time * physiological time * place manner time * playing time * playtime * please-time * * polarisation time * polarization time * polynomial time * POSIX time * preparation time * press time * pressed for time * primary time * prime time * pro time * process time * processing time * processor time * procurement lead time * propagation time * proper time * prothrombin time * pseudo-polynomial time * pseudotime * psychophysical time * pudding time * pulse decay time * pulse repetition time * pumping time * push time * quadratic time * quadruple time * quality time * question time * quick time * Quick's thrombin time * quiesce time * quintuple time * quitting-time * ragtime * railway time * randomised polynomial time * randomized polynomial time * reaction time * real time * realtime * real-world time * reap-time * reasonable time * receiving time * reclacification time * recoat time * recognition time * recovery time * recurrence time * recycling time * redeem the time * reduced time * reference time * reframing time * regulation time * relative time * relaxation time * release time * released time * repetition time * reptilase time * residence time * response time * retarded time * retention time * return time * reverberation time * revisit time * riding time * ring-time * rise time * round-trip delay time * round-trip light time * round-trip time * run time * running time * runtime * Russell's viper venom clotting time * Russell's viper venom time * rustle time * rutey-time * sack time * Sandringham time * sandwich time * schooltime * screen time * seating time * second happy time * sedimentation time * seedtime * seed-time * seek time * sensation time * serve the time * serve time * setting time * settling time * setup time * shepster time * shop time * short time * shortening time * shortest remaining time * show time * shriving-time * sidereal time * simple time * single time * sinoatrial conduction time * sinoatrial recovery time * slot time * slow time * slowing-down time * small time * socially necessary labour time * sojourn time * solar time * some time * spacecraft clock time * spacetime * space-time * spare time * speech time * spindown time * spin-lattice relaxation time * spin-spin relaxation time * spinup time * split-time * springtime * squeaky bum time * standard time * standby time * start time * starting time * startup time * stay time * step time * stimulus-response time * stoppage time * stopping time * stop-time * storage time * story time * straight time * Stypven time * subjective time * subquadratic time * sugartime * summer time * summertime * superposition in time * suppertime * survival time * synodic time * system real-time * system time * * * tact time * talk time * teatime * tee time * tell time * term-time * terrestrial dynamical time * terrestrial time * thermal death time * thermal relaxation time * thickening time * think time * this time * three-four time * three-quarter time * thrombin clotting time * thrombin time * till time * Tipper and See-Saw Time * tissue thromboplastin inhibition time * total running time * total story time * track-to-track seek time * transaction time * transition time * transmission time * transtime * transverse relaxation time * travel time * traveltime * triple time * true time * tunneling time * tunnelling time * turnaround time * turn-off time * turn-on time * two-four time * two-part time * two-time * two-way traveltime * undern-time * undertime * under-time * universal time * Unix time * unproductive time * untime * uptime * user time * utilisation time * utilization time * vacation-time * valid time * vampire time * vintage time * voice onset time * wait time * waiting time * waketime * wall time * wall-clock time * waltz-time * wartime * waste time * wet edge time * whale of a time * wheel of time * whiting-time * whole blood coagulation time * wholetime * why in time * wikitime * windshield time * wintertime * word time * work time * working time * worst-case execution time * Z time * zone time * zonetime * zulu time * time account * time adverbial * time after time * time agnosia * time agreement * time algorithm * time alignment * time and a half * time and again * time and frequency transfer * time and material * time and methods engineering * time and motion expert * time and motion study * time and tide * time and time again * time attack * time average * time back * time ball * time bank * time bargain * time base * time being * time bill * time bind * time bomb * time book * time boxing * time capsule * time card * time change * time chart * time charter * time check * time clause * time clock * time code * Time Complex Simulator * time complexity * time compression * time constant * time constraint * time control * time copy * time cross section * time curve * time cycle * time decay * time deixis * time delay * time deposit * time derivative * time detector * time difference * time differential * time dilatation * time dilation * time discipline * time discount * time diversification * time diversity * time division * time domain * time draft * time elapsed counter * time element insurance * time enough * time evolution * time exposure * time factor * time famine * time fault * time flies * time for print * time frame * time frequency adverbial * time front * time fuze * time gentlemen please * time gun * time hangs heavily * time hangs heavy * time has come * time heals all wounds * time hedge * time hierarchy theorem * time history * time hopping * time horizon * time immemorial * time inconsistency * time integration * time interval * time is a great healer * time is money * time is of the essence * time is ripe * time is up * time lag * time lamp * time lapse * time letter of credit * time limit * time line * time loan * time lock * time loop logic * time loop * time machine * time management * time manner place * time marker * time marketing * time migration * time money * time note * time of arrival * time of asking * time of concentration * time of day * time of death * time of delivery * time of departure * time of grace * time of life * time of memory * time of night * time of occurrence * time of one's life * time of origin * time of pericenter passage * time of pericentre passage * time of pitch * time of the end * time of the month * time of travel * time of useful consciousness * time of year * time off * time offset * time optimal control problem * time order * time ordering * time out of mind * time out * time parameter space * time parameter * time past * time pencil * time perception * time period * time phase * time plan * time point set * time policy * time porn * time preference * time premium * time pressure * time projection chamber * time quantum * time reversal * time scale * time section * time sense * time series animation * time series * time served * time sheet * time shifting * time signal * time signature * time slice * time slot * time spent listening * time spirit * time spread * time stamp * time standard * time step * time stop * time stream * time stretching * time structure * time study * time switch * time term * time test * time trace * time track * time trade * time train * time transfer * time travel * time trial * time trouble * time unit box system * time unit * time until expiration * time use research * time use survey * time value of money * time value premium * time value * Time Variance Authority * time wage * time warp * time was * time will tell * time window * time work * * * timesaver * timescale * timesheet * timeshift channel * timeshifting * timesink * timeslot * time-space compression * time-space grid * time-span reduction * timespan * timestamp * timestream * timesuck * timetable * time-tracking software * Time-Triggered Protocol * timewaster * timewasting * timewave * timework * timist * administration of the fulness of times * anight * a-nightertime * any time now * any time * anytime * as old as time itself * as time goes by * as times go * at all times * at odd times * at one time or another * at the best of times * at times and again * at times * behind the times * between times * betweentimes * come to time * for old time's sake * for so long a time * for some time * for the time * for time * foretime * formation exposure time * former times * from that time on * from this time on * from time to time * give somebody time * go back in time * have a bad time of it * have a good time of it * have a good time * have a hard time of it * have a hard time * have a lot of time for * have a poor time of it * have a rough time of it * have a thin time of it * have a time of it * have a whale of a time * have little time for * have no time for * have one more time * have the right time * have the time * have time on one's hands * have time on one's side * have time to spare * have time * heretoforetime * holiday-time * in between times * in less than no time * in no time at all * in no time * in one's own good time * in one's own time * in one's time * in process of time * in record time * in the course of time * in the fullness of time * in the fulness of time * in the nick of time * in the old times * in the right place at the right time * in the wrong place at the wrong time * in time * in times * into time * it's a matter of time * it's a question of time * it's about time * it's only a matter of time * it's only a question of time * keep good time * keep time * keep up with the times * lead-time * linear time-invariant * linear time-varying * lock-time * long-time * lose no time * lunch-time * make a time * make good time * make time with * make time * make up for lost time * man versus time * many a time and oft * many a time and often * many a time * many is the time * many time * many times * many's the time * march-time * may you live in interesting times * me time * midtime * move with the times * neither the time nor the place * next time * nick-time * no-time * off-time * oft-time * old as time itself * old as time * on a time * once upon a time * one's time is one's own * othertimes * other-times * out of one's time * out of time * over time * part-time * pass the time * passage of time * passing of time * peace in our time * peace-time * perfumed terms of the time * period of time * pro time * procrastination is the thief of time * procurement lead time * pudding-time * real-time * reap-time * ring-time * rutey-time * seed-time * some time yet * sometime * sometimes * split-time * spring-time * stop-time * take one's time * take the time * take Time by the forelock * take Time by the top * take time * test of time * that time * the mists of time * there's a first time for everything * there's a good time coming * there's a time and a place for everything * there's no time like the present * thermal death time * thermal relaxation time * they'll do it every time * this is neither the time nor the place * this is no time for * this time * tide nor time tarrieth no man * till time * time about * time after bit * time to come * time to digital converter * time to expiry * time to kill * time to live * time to market * time to maturity * time to progression * time-aligned * time-and-motion expert * time-and-motion study * time-assignment speech interpolation * time-attack * time-average * time-ball * time-bandwidth product * timebanking * time-banking * time-bargain * time-barred * timebase * time-based currency * time-beguiling * time-bettering * time-bewasted * time-bill * time-binding * time-bomb * time-book * time-bound measure * time-bound programme * timebox * time-candle * timecard * time-card * time-catch * time-catcher * time-challenged * time-change * time-charter * time-clause * timecode * time-compensated gain * time-constant * time-constructible function * time-consuming * time-course * time-delay * time-dependent * time-detector * time-disc * time-distance * time-division * time-element * time-expired * time-exposed * time-exposure * time-fellow * timeframe * time-frame * time-frequency analysis * time-frequency representation * timeful * timefuse * time-fuse * time-gain compensation * time-globe * time-homogeneous Markovian type * time-honored * time-honoured * time-independent * time-invariant * timeist * timekeeper * time-keeper * timekeeping * time-keeping * time-killer * time-killing * time-lag * time-lapse * timeless * timelike * time-like * time-limit * timeline * time-line * timeling * time-lock * timely * time-marker * time-memory trade-off * time-motion study * time-night * time-of-check-to-time-of-use bug * time-off * time-of-flight * time-of-use meter * time-of-use rates * time-on * time-one map, time-one mapping * time-ordered * timeous * timeout * time-out * time-payment * timepiece * timepleaser * time-pleaser * time-point * time-policy * time-rate * time-release * time-resolved * times and often * time's arrow * times immemorial * times on base * times past * times to be * times to come * time's up * times without number * times * time-sampling * time-saver * timesaving * time-saving * time-scale * time-served * timeserver * time-server * time-service * timeserving * time-serving * timeshare * time-share * time-sharing * time-sheet * time-shifting * time-shutter * time-sight * time-signal * time-signature * timesome * time-space * time-spirit * time-stamp * timestretching * timesuck * time-switch * time-taker * time-taking * time-tested * time-thrust * time-to-market * time-value * time-variant * time-varied gain control * time-varying * time-waiter * timeward * time-waster * time-wasting * time-watch * time-weighted * timewise * time-work * timeworn * time-worn * time-zone * timish * timous * to time * until such time as * unto time * up to time * upon a time * vacation-time * waltz-time * waste-time * whale of a time * what do you make the time? * what in time * what is the time? * what time do you make it? * what time is it? * what time * what's the time? * when the time comes * whiting-time * whole-time * why in time * winter-time * within the agreed time

    Verb

  • To measure or record the time, duration, or rate of.
  • I used a stopwatch to time myself running around the block.
  • To choose when something begins or how long it lasts.
  • The President timed his speech badly, coinciding with the Super Bowl.
    The bomb was timed to explode at 9:20 p.m.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • There is no greater wisdom than well to time the beginnings and onsets of things.
  • (obsolete) To keep or beat time; to proceed or move in time.
  • * Whittier
  • With oar strokes timing to their song.
  • (obsolete) To pass time; to delay.
  • To regulate as to time; to accompany, or agree with, in time of movement.
  • * Addison
  • Who overlooked the oars, and timed the stroke.
  • * Shakespeare
  • He was a thing of blood, whose every motion / Was timed with dying cries.
  • To measure, as in music or harmony.
  • Synonyms

    * (to measure time) clock * (to choose the time for) set

    Derived terms

    * mistime * overtime * over-time * retime * timeable * timed * time it out * time out * timer * timing

    Statistics

    *

    Anagrams

    * emit * item * mite

    See also

    * temporal * Time-ese * Timese

    vacation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Freedom from some business or activity.
  • (obsolete) Free time given over to a specific purpose; occupation, activity.
  • *, II.28:
  • The first exploited his, sundrie waies, and excelleth in military exploits, and utilitie of his publike vacations .
  • A period during which official activity or business is formally suspended; an official holiday from university, law courts etc.
  • (North America) A holiday; a stretch of leisure time away from work or duty and devoted to rest or pleasure.
  • The act of vacating something; moving out.
  • The Conservative Party’s vacation of the centre ground gave an opportunity to its opponents.
  • (US, legal) The act of making legally void.
  • Synonyms

    * (UK) holiday (1,4), annulment (2), revocation (2)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To spend or take a vacation.
  • This year, we’re vacationing in Mexico.

    Synonyms

    * (UK) go on holiday * *

    Anagrams

    * ----