Definitions of years
  1. noun
    a prolonged period of time
    “I haven't been there for years and years”
    synonyms: age, long time
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    month of Sundays
    a time perceived as long
    aeon, eon
    an immeasurably long period of time
    blue moon
    a long time
    year dot
    as long ago as anyone can remember
    type of:
    period, period of time, time period
    an amount of time
  2. noun
    the time during which someone's life continues
    “in his final years
    synonyms: days
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    the period from the present until death
  3. noun
    a late time of life
    “he's showing his years
    synonyms: age, eld, geezerhood, old age
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    dotage, second childhood, senility
    mental infirmity as a consequence of old age; sometimes shown by foolish infatuations
    type of:
    time of life
    a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
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