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{adj: Nigerian, Nigerien} of or relating to the people of Nigeria
"a Nigerian novelist won the Nobel Prize for literature this year"

{adj: aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, mass} gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole
"aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year"
"the aggregated amount of indebtedness"

{adj: annual, one-year} completing its life cycle within a year
"a border of annual flowering plants"
<-> biennial, perennial

{adj: annual, yearly} occurring or payable every year
"an annual trip to Paris"
"yearly medical examinations"
"annual (or yearly) income"

{adj: best} (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities
"the best film of the year"
"the best solution"
"the best time for planting"
"wore his best suit"
<-> worst

{adj: biennial, biyearly} occurring every second year
"they met at biennial conventions"

{adj: biennial, two-year} having a life cycle lasting two seasons
"a biennial life cycle"
"parsnips and carrots are biennial plants often grown as annuals"
<-> perennial, annual

{adj: closing} final or ending
"the closing stages of the election"
"the closing weeks of the year"
"the closing scene of the film"
"closing remarks"
<-> opening

{adj: comparable, corresponding, like} conforming in every respect
"boxes with corresponding dimensions"
"the like period of the preceding year"

{adj: consequential, eventful} having important issues or results
"the year's only really consequential legislation"
"an eventful decision"

{adj: corresponding, proportionate, in proportion to} agreeing in amount, magnitude, or degree
"the figures are large but the corresponding totals next year will be larger"

{adj: elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged} drawn out or made longer spatially
"Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"
"lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"
"the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"
"a prolonged black line across the page"

{adj: especial, exceptional, particular, special} surpassing what is common or usual or expected
"he paid especial attention to her"
"exceptional kindness"
"a matter of particular and unusual importance"
"a special occasion"
"a special reason to confide in her"
"what's so special about the year 2000?"

{adj: freshman, first-year} used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college)
"a freshman senator"
"freshman year in high school or college"

{adj: heliacal, heliac} pertaining to or near the sun; especially the first rising of a star after and last setting before its invisibility owing to its conjunction with the sun
"the heliacal rising of the Dog Star"
"the heliacal or Sothic year is determined by the heliacal rising of Sothis (the Egyptian name for the Dog Star)"

{adj: intercalary} having a day or month inserted to make the calendar year correspond to the solar year: "Feb. 29 is an intercalary day"
"a leap year is an intercalary year"

{adj: legitimate, logical} based on known statements or events or conditions
"rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year"

{adj: manipulative} skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage
"the early manipulative techniques of a three-year-old child"

{adj: median, average} relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
"the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20"
"the median income for the year was $15,000"

{adj: monestrous, monoestrous} having one estrous cycle per year

{adj: new} not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
"a new law"
"new cars"
"a new comet"
"a new friend"
"a new year"
"the New World"
<-> old

{adj: one-year-old} one year of age

{adj: past} earlier than the present time; no longer current
"time past"
"his youth is past"
"this past Thursday"
"the past year"
<-> present, future

{adj: planetal, planetary} of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
"planetary motion"
"planetary year"

{adj: polyestrous, polyoestrous} having more than one period of estrus per year

{adj: possible} capable of happening or existing
"a breakthrough may be possible next year"
"anything is possible"
"warned of possible consequences"
<-> impossible

{adj: same} closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree
"curtains the same color as the walls"
"two girls of the same age"
"mother and son have the same blue eyes"
"animals of the same species"
"the same rules as before"
"two boxes having the same dimensions"
"the same day next year"
<-> different

{adj: seasonal} occurring at or dependent on a particular season
"seasonal labor"
"a seasonal rise in unemployment"
<-> year-round

{adj: signal} notably out of the ordinary
"the year saw one signal triumph for the Labour party"

{adj: sophomore, second-year} used of the second year in United States high school or college
"the sophomore class"
"his sophomore year"

{adj: typical} exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
"a typical American girl"
"a typical suburban community"
"the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year"
"a painting typical of the Impressionist school"
"a typical romantic poem"
"a typical case of arteritis"
<-> atypical

{adj: unblinking} showing no visible emotion
"stood unblinking and accepted a sentence of a year"

{adj: unsold} not disposed of by purchase
"the house has been on the market almost a year and is still unsold"
<-> sold

{adj: worst} (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition
"the worst player on the team"
"the worst weather of the year"
<-> best

{adj: year-round, year-around} operating or continuing throughout the year
"a year-round resort"
"a year-round job"
<-> seasonal

{adj: yearlong} lasting through a year
"attending yearlong courses"


{adv: away} indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily
"he worked away at the project for more than a year"
"the child kept hammering away as if his life depended on it"

{adv: half-yearly} every half year, every six months


{adv: per annum, p.a., per year, each year, annually} by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)
"he earned $100,000 per annum"
"we issue six volumes per annum"


{adv: round, around} from beginning to end; throughout
"It rains all year round on Skye"
"frigid weather the year around"

{n: Ab, Av} the eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August)

{n: Adar} the sixth month of the civil year; the twelfth month of the ecclesiastic year in the Jewish calendar (in February and March)

{n: Belmont Stakes} an annual race for three-year-old horses; held on Long Island at Elmont, New York

{n: Budge, Don Budge, John Donald Budge} United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)

{n: Christian era, Common era} the time period beginning with the supposed year of Christ's birth

{n: Civil List} a sum of money voted by British Parliament each year for the expenses of the British royal family

{n: Connolly, Maureen Catherine Connolly, Little Mo Connolly} United States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)

{n: December, Dec} the last (12th) month of the year

{n: Elul, Ellul} the twelfth month of the civil year; the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in August and September)

{n: Fouquieria, genus Fouquieria} resinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year

{n: Heshvan} the second month of the civil year; the eighth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in October and November)

{n: Holy Year} (Roman Catholic Church) a period of remission from sin (usually granted every 25 years)

{n: Iyar, Iyyar} the eighth month of the civil year; the second month of the ecclesiastical year (in April and May)

{n: January, Jan} the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice

{n: Jewish calendar, Hebrew calendar} (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years

{n: Julian calendar, Old Style calendar} the solar calendar introduced in Rome in 46 b.c. by Julius Caesar and slightly modified by Augustus, establishing the 12-month year of 365 days with each 4th year having 366 days and the months having 31 or 30 days except for February

{n: Kislev, Chislev} the third month of the civil year; the ninth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in November and December)

{n: La Spezia} a port city in Liguria on an arm of the Ligurian Sea; a major seaport and year-round resort

{n: Laver, Rod Laver, Rodney George Laver} Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)

{n: Mantophasmatodea, order mantophasmatodea} an order of insect identified in 2002 in a 45 million year old piece of amber from the Baltic region

{n: Mesasamkranti} Hindu solar holiday at the beginning of the new astrological year when the sun enters the constellation Aries

{n: New Orleans} a port and largest city in Louisiana; located in southeastern Louisiana near the mouth of the Mississippi river; a major center for offshore drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico; jazz originated here among black musicians in the late 19th century; Mardi Gras is celebrated here each year

{n: Nisan, Nissan} the seventh month of the civil year; the first month of the ecclesiastic year (in March and April)

{n: Noruz, Nowruz, Nowrooz} (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox

{n: Olympiad} one of the four-year intervals between Olympic Games; used to reckon time in ancient Greece for twelve centuries beginning in 776 BC

{n: Pythian Games} the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Delphi held every four years in the third year of the Olympiad in honor of Apollo

{n: Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashana, Rosh Hashonah, Rosh Hashona, Jewish New Year} (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar

{n: Shebat, Shevat} the fifth month of the civil year: the eleventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in January and February)

{n: Sivan, Siwan} the ninth month of the civil year; the third month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in May and June)

{n: Tammuz, Thammuz} the tenth month of the civil year; the fourth month of the ecclesiastic year (in June and July)

{n: Tebet, Tevet} the fourth month of the civil year; the tenth month of the ecclesiastical year (in December and January)

{n: Tet} the New Year in Vietnam; observed for three days after the first full moon after January 20th

{n: Times Square} the area of Manhattan around the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue; heart of the New York theater district; site of annual celebration of New Year's

{n: Tishri} the first month of the civil year; the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in September and October)

{n: United Self-Defense Force of Colombia, United Self-Defense Group of Colombia, Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia, AUC} a terrorist organization in Colombia formed in 1997 as an umbrella for local and regional paramilitary groups; is financed by earnings from narcotics and serves to protect the economic interests of its members
"the AUC conducted over 800 assassinations in one year"

{n: Ussher, James Ussher, Usher, James Usher} Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)

{n: Yosemite, Yosemite Falls} a series of waterfalls in Yosemite National Park in California; is reduced to a trickle for part of each year

{n: abort} the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed
"I wasted a year of my life working on an abort"
"he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area"

{n: addition, increase, gain} a quantity that is added
"there was an addition to property taxes this year"
"they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"

{n: almanac, farmer's calendar} an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year

{n: almanac} an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year

{n: anniversary, day of remembrance} the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)

{n: annual, yearly, yearbook} a reference book that is published regularly once every year

{n: anomalistic year} time of the earth's revolution from perihelion to perihelion again; 365 days and 6 hr and 13 min and 53.1 sec

{n: associate degree, associate} a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies

{n: attack, attempt} the act of attacking
"attacks on women increased last year"
"they made an attempt on his life"

{n: balance of payments, balance of international payments} a system of recording all of a country's economic transactions with the rest of the world over a period of one year
"a favorable balance of payments exists when more payments are coming in than going out"

{n: bimonthly} a periodical that is published twice a month or every two months (either 24 or 6 issues per year)

{n: birthrate, birth rate, fertility, fertility rate, natality} the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year

{n: branchlet, twig, sprig} a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year

{n: brocket} male red deer in its second year

{n: budget} a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
"the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year"

{n: business index} a statistical compilation that provides a context for economic or financial conditions
"this business index is computed relative to the base year of 1995"

{n: calendar month, month} one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
"he paid the bill last month"

{n: calendar year, civil year} the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar

{n: calendar} a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year

{n: calendar} a tabular array of the days (usually for one year)

{n: church year, Christian year} the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons

{n: clutch} a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism
"this year's model has an improved clutch"

{n: cockerel} a young domestic cock; not older than one year

{n: common year, 365 days} a year that is not a leap year

{n: constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisation} the act of forming something
"the constitution of a PTA group last year"
"it was the establishment of his reputation"
"he still remembers the organization of the club"

{n: crime rate} the ratio of crimes in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year

{n: crunch} a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
"an end-of-the year crunch"
"a financial crunch"

{n: cycle, oscillation} a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon
"a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons"

{n: date} the particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred
"he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class"

{n: deathrate, death rate, mortality, mortality rate, fatality rate} the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year

{n: declaration of estimated tax, estimated tax return} return required of a taxpayer whose tax withheld from income does not meet the tax liability for the year

{n: dicamptodon, dicamptodontid} salamanders found near cold streams throughout the year

{n: drought, drouth} a prolonged shortage
"when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought"

{n: eleven-plus, 11-plus} (formerly in England) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school

{n: ephemeris} an annual publication containing astronomical tables that give the positions of the celestial bodies throughout the year
"today computers calculate the ephemerides"

{n: fiscal year, financial year} any accounting period of 12 months

{n: great year, Platonic year} time required for one complete cycle of the precession of the equinoxes, about 25,800 years

{n: gross domestic product, GDP} measure of the United States economy adopted in 1991; the total market values of goods and services by produced by workers and capital within the United States borders during a given period (usually 1 year)

{n: hog, hogget, hogg} a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared

{n: holiday} a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
"no mail is delivered on federal holidays"
"it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"

{n: indiction} a 15-year cycle used as a chronological unit in ancient Rome and adopted in some medieval kingdoms

{n: kuru} a progressive disease of the central nervous system marked by increasing lack of coordination and advancing to paralysis and death within a year of the appearance of symptoms; thought to have been transmitted by cannibalistic consumption of diseased brain tissue since the disease virtually disappeared when cannibalism was abandoned

{n: leveret} a young hare especially one in its first year

{n: light year, light-year} the distance that light travels in a vacuum in 1 year; 5.88 trillion miles or 9.46 trillion kilometers

{n: lunar year} a period of 12 lunar months

{n: meeting, group meeting} a formally arranged gathering
"next year the meeting will be in Chicago"
"the meeting elected a chairperson"

{n: missal} (Roman Catholic Church) a book containing all the prayers and responses needed to celebrate Mass throughout the year

{n: modification} slightly modified copy; not an exact copy
"a modification of last year's model"

{n: monthly} a periodical that is published every month (or 12 issues per year)

{n: off year} a year in which no major political elections are held

{n: officeholder, officer} someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
"he is an officer of the court"
"the club elected its officers for the coming year"

{n: overabundance, overmuch, overmuchness, superabundance} a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
"four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy"
"we received an inundation of email"

{n: pricket} male deer in his second year

{n: product, production} an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
"they improve their product every year"
"they export most of their agricultural production"

{n: quarter} a fourth part of a year; three months
"unemployment fell during the last quarter"

{n: quarter} one of four periods into which the school year is divided
"the fall quarter ends at Christmas"

{n: realization, realisation, fruition} something that is made real or concrete
"the victory was the realization of a whole year's work"

{n: recession} the state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year

{n: record} an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport)
"he tied the Olympic record"
"coffee production last year broke all previous records"
"Chicago set the homicide record"

{n: reserve clause} a clause that used to be part of the contract with a professional athlete extending the contract for a year beyond its expiration
"the reserve clause was used to bind players to a particular ball club"

{n: resolution} a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
"he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"

{n: roller coaster} anything characterized by abrupt and extreme changes (especially up and down)
"the economy has been on a roller coaster all year"

{n: rotation, revolution, gyration} a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
"the plane made three rotations before it crashed"
"the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year"

{n: sabbatical year} a sabbatical leave lasting one year

{n: season, time of year} one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
"the regular sequence of the seasons"

{n: seasonal adjustment} a statistical adjustment made to accommodate predictable fluctuations as a function of the season of the year
"seasonal adjustments for housing starts must be made in mid-winter"

{n: season} a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field
"he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"
"she always looked forward to the avocado season"

{n: semester} half a year; a period of 6 months

{n: semester} one of two divisions of an academic year

{n: semimonthly} a periodical that is published twice each month (or 24 issues per year)

{n: senior} an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation

{n: severe combined immunodeficiency, severe combined immunodeficiency disease, SCID} a congenital disease affecting T cells that can result from a mutation in any one of several different genes; children with it are susceptible to infectious disease; if untreated it is lethal within the first year or two of life

{n: sexual immorality} the evil ascribed to sexual acts that violate social conventions
"sexual immorality is the major reason for last year's record number of abortions"

{n: shooting preserve} a preserve on which hunting is permitted during certain months of the year

{n: sidereal year} the time for the earth to make one complete revolution around the sun, relative to the fixed stars

{n: solar month} one-twelfth of a solar or tropical year

{n: solar year, tropical year, astronomical year, equinoctial year} the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes

{n: sophomore class} the second class in a four-year college or high school

{n: sophomore, soph} a second-year undergraduate

{n: spring, springtime} the season of growth
"the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring"
"he will hold office until the spring of next year"

{n: staggered board of directors} a board of directors a portion of whose members are elected each year instead of all members being elected annually

{n: stagnation, stagnancy, doldrums} a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
"economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"

{n: stock certificate, stock} a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation
"the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"

{n: straight-line method, straight-line method of depreciation} (accounting) a method of calculating depreciation by taking an equal amount of the asset's cost as an expense for each year of the asset's useful life

{n: summer, summertime} the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
"they spent a lazy summer at the shore"

{n: time} an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
"he waited a long time"
"the time of year for planting"
"he was a great actor is his time"

{n: transplant, transplantation, transplanting} the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location
"the transplant did not flower until the second year"
"too frequent transplanting is not good for families"
"she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation"

{n: trimester} one of three divisions of an academic year

{n: watch night} a devotional service (especially on New Year's Eve)

{n: white oak} any of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf

{n: whole life insurance, ordinary life insurance, straight life insurance} insurance on the life of the insured for a fixed amount at a definite premium that is paid each year in the same amount during the entire lifetime of the insured

{n: winter, wintertime} the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox

{n: year dot} as long ago as anyone can remember
"he has been a conductor since the year dot"

{n: year, twelvemonth, yr} a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
"she is 4 years old"
"in the year 1920"

{n: yearling} a racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth

{n: yearling} an animal in its second year

{n: year} the period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun
"a Martian year takes 687 of our days"

{v: campaign, run} run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
"Who's running for treasurer this year?"

{v: carry} have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence
"This new washer carries a two year guarantee"
"The loan carries a high interest rate"
"this undertaking carries many dangers"
"She carries her mother's genes"
"These bonds carry warrants"
"The restaurant carries an unusual name"

{v: come out of the closet, out, come out} to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
"This actor outed last year"

{v: condense, concentrate, contract} compress or concentrate
"Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"

{v: constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be} form or compose
"This money is my only income"
"The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"
"These constitute my entire belonging"
"The children made up the chorus"
"This sum represents my entire income for a year"
"These few men comprise his entire army"

{v: decimalize, decimalise} change from fractions to decimals
"Stock prices will be decimalized in the year 2000"

{v: dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate} make one's home or live in
"She resides officially in Iceland"
"I live in a 200-year old house"
"These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"
"The plains are sparsely populated"

{v: exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, top} go beyond
"She exceeded our expectations"
"She topped her performance of last year"

{v: exchange, change, interchange} give to, and receive from, one another
"Would you change places with me?"
"We have been exchanging letters for a year"

{v: fail} become bankrupt or insolvent ; fail financially and close
"The toy company went bankrupt after the competition hired cheap Mexican labor"
"A number of banks failed that year"

{v: fall} occur at a specified time or place
"Christmas falls on a Monday this year"
"The accent falls on the first syllable"

{v: graduate} confer an academic degree upon
"This school graduates 2,000 students each year"

{v: lose, turn a loss} fail to make money in a business ; make a loss or fail to profit
"I lost thousands of dollars on that bad investment!"
"The company turned a loss after the first year"
<-> profit

{v: manifest} reveal its presence or make an appearance
"the ghost manifests each year on the same day"

{v: plan, be after} have the will and intention to carry out some action
"He plans to be in graduate school next year"
"The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion"

{v: race, run} compete in a race
"he is running the Marathon this year"
"let's race and see who gets there first"

{v: read} audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role
"He is auditioning for `Julius Cesar' at Stratford this year"

{v: rehabilitate} help to re-adapt, as to a former state of health or good repute
"The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated"
"After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated"

{v: run, go, pass, lead, extend} stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope ; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
"Service runs all the way to Cranbury"
"His knowledge doesn't go very far"
"My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"
"The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"

{v: shadow, overshadow, dwarf} make appear small by comparison
"This year's debt dwarves that of last year"

{v: sing along} sing with a choir or an orchestra
"Every year the local orchestra and choir perform the `Messiah' and the audience is invited to sing along"

{v: spring-clean} thoroughly clean the entire house, often done only once a year
"she strated spring-cleaning on April 1"

{v: stay, stay on, continue, remain} continue in a place, position, or situation
"After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"
"Stay with me, please"
"despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"
"She continued as deputy mayor for another year"

{v: tide over, bridge over, keep going} suffice for a period between two points
"This money will keep us going for another year"

{v: turn over} do business worth a certain amount of money
"The company turns over ten million dollars a year"

{v: turn} become officially one year older
"She is turning 50 this year"

{v: underachieve, underperform} perform less well or with less success than expected
"John consistently underachieves, although he is very able"
"My stocks underperformed last year"

{v: wet} make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating
"This eight year old boy still wets his bed"


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