1. clock, time, quantify, measure

usage: measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; "he clocked the runners"

2. time, schedule

usage: assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"

3. time, determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate

usage: set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"

4. time, adjust, set, correct

usage: regulate or set the time of; "time the clock"

5. time, adjust, set, correct

usage: adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time; "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"


1. timed, regular (vs. irregular)

usage: regularly spaced in time; "closely timed intervals"

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