Definition of Against time

1. Adverb. As fast as possible; before a deadline. "It was a race against the clock"

Exact synonyms: Against The Clock



Definition of Against time

1. Adjective. Measured relative to a deadline rather than a competitor. ¹

2. Adverb. With urgency, being aware that the time available to do something may be insufficient. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Against Time

again and again
againbuy
againe
againest
againrising
againsaw
againsay
against
against all odds
against the clock
against the collar
against the grain
against the law
against the run of play
against the wind
against time (current term)
againstand
againstness
againward
agal
agalactia
agalactias
agalactorrhoea
agalactosis
agalactous
agalaxy
agalloch
agallochs
agallochum
agalmatolite

Literary usage of Against time

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1. Journal of Educational Psychology by American Psychological Association (1915)
"LEARNING against time. In a study of ''Confusion in Recall" the writer lias been finding as a by-product some suggestions upon a subject which is perhaps ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field (1860)
"Time principal offences against time law of nations, animadverted on as such by the municipal laws of England, are of three kinds : 1. ..."

3. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"THE RACE against time From 'A Flying Trip Around the World.' Copyright, Harper Brothers, 1891, and used here by permission of author and publishers. ..."

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