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Annual

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Adjective, Noun
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an=nu=al

CIDE DICTIONARY

Annuala. [OE. annuel, F. annuel, fr. L. annualis, fr. annus year. Cf. Annals.].
  •  Of or pertaining to a year; returning every year; coming or happening once in the year; yearly.  [1913 Webster]
    "The annual overflowing of the river [Nile]."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Performed or accomplished in a year; reckoned by the year; as, the annual motion of the earth.  [1913 Webster]
    "A thousand pound a year, annual support."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Lasting or continuing only one year or one growing season; requiring to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant; annual tickets.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
Annualn. 
  •  A thing happening or returning yearly; esp. a literary work published once a year.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Anything, especially a plant, that lasts but one year or season; an annual plant.  [1913 Webster]
    "Oaths . . . in some sense almost annuals; . . . and I myself can remember about forty different sets."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A Mass for a deceased person or for some special object, said daily for a year or on the anniversary day.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Annual, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 reckoned by the year.
2 occurring every year.
3 living or lasting for one year.
--n.
1 a book etc. published once a year; a yearbook.
2 a plant that lives only for a year or less.

Idiom
annual general meeting a yearly meeting of members or shareholders, esp. for holding elections and reporting on the year's events. annual ring a ring in the cross-section of a plant, esp. a tree, produced by one year's growth.
Derivative
annually adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF annuel f. LL annualis f. L annalis f. annus year

THESAURUS

Annual

Domesday Book, account, account book, account rendered, accounting, acta, address book, adversaria, album, amphibian, angiosperm, appointment calendar, appointment schedule, aquatic plant, biannual, biennial, bimonthly, biweekly, blankbook, blotter, brief, bulletin, calendar, cashbook, catalog, catamenial, census report, centenary, centennial, classified catalog, commonplace book, cosmopolite, court calendar, cutting, daily, daybook, decennial, deciduous plant, desk calendar, diary, dicot, dicotyledon, diptych, diurnal, docket, election returns, engagement book, ephemeral, ephemeris, evergreen, exotic, flowering plant, fortnightly, fungus, gametophyte, gazette, gymnosperm, hebdomadal, hourly, hydrophyte, journal, ledger, log, logbook, loose-leaf notebook, magazine, memo book, memorandum book, memory book, menstrual, minutes, momentary, momently, monocot, monocotyl, monthly, newsmagazine, notebook, organ, pad, perennial, periodical, petty cashbook, pictorial, plant, pocket notebook, pocketbook, police blotter, polycot, polycotyl, polycotyledon, proceedings, quarterly, quotidian, report, returns, review, scrapbook, scratch pad, seasonal, secular, seed plant, seedling, semestral, semiannual, semimonthly, semiweekly, semiyearly, serial, slick magazine, spermatophyte, spiral notebook, sporophyte, statement, table, tablet, tally, tertian, thallophyte, the record, trade magazine, transactions, triennial, triptych, vascular plant, vegetable, weed, weekly, workbook, writing tablet, yearbook, yearly

ROGET THESAURUS

Annual

Book

N booklet, writing, work, volume, tome, opuscule, tract, tractate, livret, brochure, libretto, handbook, codex, manual, pamphlet, enchiridion, circular, publication, chap book, part, issue, number livraison, album, portfolio, periodical, serial, magazine, ephemeris, annual, journal, paper, bill, sheet, broadsheet, leaf, leaflet, fly leaf, page, quire, ream, chapter, section, head, article, paragraph, passage, clause, endpapers, frontispiece, cover, binding, folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, sextodecimo, octodecimo, encyclopedia, encompilation, library, bibliotheca, press, definitive work, treatise, comprehensive treatise (dissertation), writer, author, litterateur, essayist, journalism, pen, scribbler, the scribbling race, literary hack, Grub-street writer, writer for the press, gentleman of the press, representative of the press, adjective jerker, diaskeaust, ghost, hack writer, ink slinger, publicist, reporter, penny a liner, editor, subeditor, playwright, poet, bookseller, publisher, bibliopole, bibliopolist, librarian, bookstore, bookshop, bookseller's shop, knowledge of books, bibliography, book learning, among the giant fossils of my past, craignez tout d'un auteur en courroux, for authors nobler palms remain, I lived to write and wrote to live, look in thy heart and write, there is no Past so long as Books shall live, the public mind is the creation of the Master-Writ, volumes that I prize above my dukedom.

Period

N period, age, era, second, minute, hour, day, week, month, quarter, year, decade, decenniumm lustrum, quinquennium, lifetime, generation, epoch, ghurry, lunation, moon, century, millennium, annus magnus, horary, hourly, annual.

Periodicity

N regularity of recurrence, periodicity, intermittence, beat, oscillation, pulse, pulsation, rhythm, alternation, alternateness, alternativeness, alternity, bout, round, revolution, rotation, turn, say, anniversary, jubilee, centenary, catamenia, courses, menses, menstrual flux, rota, cycle, period, stated time, routine, days of the week, Sunday, Monday, months of the year, January, feast, fast, Christmas, Easter, New Year's day, Allhallows, Allhallowmas, All Saints' Day, All Souls', All Souls' Day, Ash Wednesday, bicentennial, birthday, bissextile, Candlemas, Dewali, groundhog day, Halloween, Hallowmas, Lady day, leap year, Midsummer day, Muharram, woodchuck day, St. Swithin's day, natal day, yearbook, yuletide, punctuality, regularity, steadiness, periodic, periodical, serial, recurrent, cyclical, rhythmical, recurring, intermittent, remittent, alternate, every other, hourly, diurnal, daily, quotidian, tertian, weekly, hebdomadal, hebdomadary, biweekly, fortnightly, bimonthly, catamenial, monthly, menstrual, yearly, annual, biennial, triennial, centennial, secular, paschal, lenten, regular, steady, punctual, regular as clockwork, periodically, at regular intervals, at stated times, at fixed established, at established periods, punctually, de die in diem, from day to day, day by day, by turns, in turn, in rotation, alternately, every other day, off and on, ride and tie, round and round.

Destruction

VB be destroyed, perish, fall to the ground, tumble, topple, go to pieces, fall to pieces, break up, crumble to dust, go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, go to wreck, go to pot, go to wrack and ruin, go by the board, go all to smash, be all over, be all up, be all with, totter to its fall, destroy, do away with, make away with, nullify, annual, sacrifice, demolish, tear up, overturn, overthrow, overwhelm, upset, subvert, put an end to, seal the doom of, do in, do for, dish, undo, break up, cut up, break down, cut down, pull down, mow down, blow down, beat down, suppress, quash, put down, do a job on, cut short, take off, blot out, dispel, dissipate, dissolve, consume, smash, crash, quell, squash, squelch, crumple up, shatter, shiver, batter to pieces, tear to pieces, crush to pieces, cut to pieces, shake to pieces, pull to pieces, pick to pieces, laniate, nip, tear to rags, tear to tatters, crush to atoms, knock to atoms, ruin, strike out, throw over, knock down over, fell, sink, swamp, scuttle, wreck, shipwreck, engulf, ingulf, submerge, lay in ashes, lay in ruins, sweep away, erase, wipe out, expunge, raze, level with the dust, level with the ground, waste, atomize, vaporize, deal destruction, desolate, devastate, lay waste, ravage gut, disorganize, dismantle, devour, swallow up, sap, mine, blast, bomb, blow to smithereens, drop the big one, confound, exterminate, extinguish, quench, annihilate, snuff out, put out, stamp out, trample out, lay in the dust, trample in the dust, prostrate, tread under foot, crush under foot, trample under foot, lay the ax to the root of, make short work of, make clean sweep of, make mincemeat of, cut up root and branch, chop into pieces, cut into ribbons, fling to the winds, scatter to the winds, throw overboard, strike at the root of, sap the foundations of, spring a mine, blow up, ravage with fire and sword, cast to the dogs, eradicate.

Vegetable

N vegetable, vegetable kingdom, flora, verdure, plant, tree, shrub, bush, creeper, herb, herbage, grass, annual, perennial, biennial, triennial, exotic, timber, forest, wood, woodlands, timberland, hurst, frith, holt, weald, park, chase, greenwood, brake, grove, copse, coppice, bocage, tope, clump of trees, thicket, spinet, spinney, underwood, brushwood, scrub, boscage, bosk, ceja, chaparal, motte, arboretum, bush, jungle, prairie, heath, heather, fern, bracken, furze, gorse, whin, grass, turf, pasture, pasturage, turbary, sedge, rush, weed, fungus, mushroom, toadstool, lichen, moss, conferva, mold, growth, alfalfa, alfilaria, banyan, blow, blowth, floret, petiole, pin grass, timothy, yam, yew, zinnia, foliage, branch, bough, ramage, stem, tigella, spray, leaf, flower, blossom, bine, flowering plant, timber tree, fruit tree, pulse, legume, vegetable, vegetal, vegetive, vegitous, herbaceous, herbal, botanic, sylvan, silvan, arborary, arboreous, arborescent, arborical, woody, grassy, verdant, verdurous, floral, mossy, lignous, ligneous, wooden, leguminous, vosky, cespitose, turf-like, turfy, endogenous, exogenous, green-robed senators of mighty woods, this is the forest primeval.


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