1. ABSOLUTE TIME
[Nouns] time, duration; period, term, stage, space, span, spell, season; the whole time, the whole period; space-time; course [more]; snap.
intermediate time, while, interim, interval, pendency; intervention, intermission, intermittence, interregnum, interlude; respite.
glass of time, sands of time, march of time, Father Time, ravages of time; arrow of time; river of time, whirligig of time, noiseless foot of time; scythe.
[Verbs] continue, last, endure, go on, remain, persist; intervene; elapse [more]; hold out.
take time, take up time, fill time, occupy time.
[Adjectives] continuing; on foot; permanent (durable) [more]
[Adverbs] while, whilst, during, pending; during the time, during the interval; in the course of, at that point, at that point in time; for the time being, day by day; in the time of, when; meantime, meanwhile; in the meantime, in the interim; ad interim, pendente lite; de die in diem; from day to day, from hour to hour; hourly, always; for a time, for a season;
till, until, up to, yet, as far as, by that time, so far, hereunto, heretofore, prior to this, up to this point.
hereupon, thereupon, whereupon; then; anno Domini; A.D.; ante Christum; A.C.; before Christ; B.C.; anno urbis conditae; A.U.C.; anno regni; A.R.; once upon a time, one fine morning, one fine day, one day, once.
ad calendas Groecas; "panting Time toileth after him in vain" [Johnson]; "'gainst the tooth of time and razure of oblivion� [Measure for Measure] �rich with the spoils of time" [Gray]; tempus edax rerum [Horace]; "the long hours come and go" [C.G. Rossetti]; "the time is out of joint" [Hamlet]; "Time rolls his ceaseless course" [Scott]; "Time the foe of man's dominion" [Peacock]; "time wasted is existence, used is life" [Young]; truditur dies die [Horace]; volat hora per orbem [Lucretius]; carpe diem.