Times vs Zeitgeistily - What's the difference?

times | zeitgeistily |

As a proper noun times

is (newspapers) a common name (often in combination) for a newspaper or periodical, especially , etc.

As an adverb zeitgeistily is

in a manner befitting the times.




  • English plurals
  • The circumstances of a certain time.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=52, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The new masters and commanders , passage=From the ground, Colombo‚Äôs port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away.}}
  • A person's experiences or biography.
  • Derived terms

    * good times * keep up with the times * sign of the times * straitened times * times fixed charges * times-interest-earned ratio * Times


    (English prepositions)
  • Product of the previous number and the following number.
  • Four times five is twenty.
    One times one is one.

    Derived terms

    * times-or-divided-by * times sign * times table


  • (time)
  • Verb

  • (informal, arithmetic) To multiply.
  • * 1994 , Harvey Mellar, Learning with artificial worlds: computer-based modelling in the curriculum
  • I've taken the calories and the amount of food . . . and it's 410 calories per portion timesed by 6 portions which (SIC) the answer was 2460 calories...
  • * 1995 , Mathematical Association, The Australian mathematics teacher, Volumes 51-53
  • A student as junior as Year 4 informed me that he made a forward estimate of cheeses in 100 trials by 'timesing both numbers by 10'...
  • * 1998 , Psychology of mathematics education, Volume 2
  • Alex: Yeah - if you're timesing that distance there by this height, it will disappear.




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    (en adverb)
  • In a manner befitting the times.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=January 25, author=Kathryn Flett, title=Kathryn Flett: Jonathan Ross was great. Shame about Tom Cruise, work=The Observer citation
  • , passage=OK, fair enough, maybe some people don't think the hair and suits work, but my point is that on Friday night we saw a Jonathan Ross who has clearly grown up and put away childish things, which was not only an essential career move but, post-inauguration, also a zeitgeistily fashionable nod to Obama.}}