What are years?

  • (noun): A late time of life.
    Example: "He's showing his years"
    Synonyms: old age, age, eld, geezerhood
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on years:

Chariots Of Fire - Awards and Recognition - Popular Lists
... of Fire theme American Film Institute recognition AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies - Nominated AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores - Nominated AFI's 100 Years...10. 100 AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) - Nominated AFI's 10 Top 10 - Nominated ...
Election - Characteristics - Scheduling
... In the United States, elections are held between every three and six years in most states, with exceptions such as the U.S ... which stands for election every two years ... of Ireland is elected every seven years, the President of Russia and the President of Finland every six years, the President of France every five years ...
FM-2030 - Name Change
... I am not who I was ten years ago and certainly not who I will be in twenty years ... The name 2030 reflects my conviction that the years around 2030 will be a magical time ...
Leni Riefenstahl - Post-war Life and Career - Photography and Final Film
... She began a lifelong companionship with her cameraman Horst Kettner, who was 40 years her junior and assisted her with the photographs they were together from the time she was 60 and ... Years later she photographed Las Vegas entertainers Siegfried and Roy ... In her later years, Riefenstahl became known for her longevity and physical stamina, although she often suffered considerable pain from old injuries ...
60 Minutes - Broadcast History - Effects From The Prime Time Access Rule - Pre-emptions Since 1978
... to CBS after having been shown on NBC for eight years ... However, CBS would, in later years, schedule the film so that it would no longer pre-empt 60 Minutes ... Another exception is anytime CBS airs the Super Bowl or since 2003, alternating years where the AFC Championship Game has the 630 pm Eastern start time, which is ...

More definitions of "years":

  • (noun): A prolonged period of time.
    Example: "I haven't been there for years and years"
    Synonyms: long time, age
  • (noun): The time during which someone's life continues.
    Example: "In his final years"
    Synonyms: days

Famous quotes containing the word years:

    The years when we are parenting teenagers are the high point, the crest when everything seems to be in bright colors and in ten-foot letters.
    —Jean Jacobs Speizer. Ourselves and Our Children, by Boston Women’s Health Collective, ch. 4 (1978)

    What is it then between us?
    What is the count of the scores or hundreds of years between us?

    Whatever it is, it avails not—distance avails not, and
    place avails not,
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)

    Those who come a hundred or two hundred years after us will despise us for having lived our lives so stupidly and tastelessly. Perhaps they’ll find a means to be happy.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)