Definition of Tenses

1. Noun. (plural of tense) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of tense) ¹

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Definition of Tenses

1. tense [v] - See also: tense

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenses

tensal
tenscore
tense
tense part of the tympanic membrane
tense pulse
tense system
tense up
tensed
tensegrities
tensegrity
tenseless
tensely
tenseness
tensenesses
tenser
tenses (current term)
tensest
tensibility
tensible
tensibly
tenside
tensides
tensies
tensile
tensile strain
tensile strength
tensile stress
tensiled
tensilely
tensilities

Literary usage of Tenses

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1. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1903)
"In this use these tenses are called the Epistolary Perfect, Imperfect, and Pluperfect. The epistolary tenses are not employed with any uniformity, ..."

2. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough (1916)
"In this use these tenses are called the Epistolary Perfect, Imperfect, and Pluperfect. The epistolary tenses are not employed with any uniformity, ..."

3. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1916)
"IX NEW YORK, APRIL 29, 1916 THE SEQUENCE OF tenses It is a large question whether rules have yet been formulated, or can be, to cover the facts of tense ..."

4. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1903)
"In this use these tenses are called the Epistolary Perfect, Imperfect, and Pluperfect. The epistolary tenses are not employed with any uniformity, ..."

5. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1903)
"In this use these tenses are called the Epistolary Perfect, Imperfect, and Pluperfect. ... tenses OF THE SUBJUNCTIVE 480. The tenses of the Subjunctive in ..."

6. A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Albert Harkness (1886)
"The Indicative Mood has all the six tenses; the Subjunctive has the Present, Imperfect, Perfect, and Pluperfect; the Imperative, the Present and Future ..."

7. A Comparative Grammar of the Modern Aryan Languages of India: To Wit, Hindi by John Beames (1879)
"FURTHER removed from the old synthetical type than either of the preceding classes of tenses is that class which now comes under discussion. ..."

8. A Greek Grammar, for Schools and Colleges by James Hadley (1873)
"The tenses of the verb distinguish the action 1. in relation to its own ... The tenses represent the ACTION as continued, completed, or indefinite. a. ..."

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