- 1Not late; punctual: I came back in time for Molly’s partyMore example sentences
- It is thanks to this additional work that phase one of the roadworks is now scheduled to end in time for the Christmas rush.
- The organisers of the protest now face a desperate rush over the next month to ensure that they are ready in time for the summit.
- The service will be launched at the end of the summer in time for the winter surge, but registration begins next week.
- 2Eventually: there is the danger that he might, in time, not be able to withstand temptationMore example sentences
eventually, ultimately, finally, in the end, as time goes on/by, by and by, one day, some day, sooner or later, in a while, after a bit, in the long run, in the fullness of time, when all is said and done, at a later time, at a later date, at length, at a future time/date, at some point in the future, in the future, in time to come, in due course
- Chloe should, in time, give thanks for her deliverance from corporate clutches.
- They'll skip it in time, tuning in only to the rage around the resplendence.
- The tunes would come in time, but Flowers dealt with the wardrobe issue almost immediately.
- 3In accordance with the appropriate musical rhythm or tempo.More example sentences
- A couple of horses grazed nearby, their tails swinging in time to the rhythm.
- An articulated lorry pulled up alongside someway in time to the classical music on the radio.
- This is one way of ensuring that the music will be played exactly in time.
More definitions of in timeDefinition of in time in:
- The US English dictionary