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NOUN (2)

1. (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year;

2. a reference book that is published regularly once every year;
[syn: annual, yearly, yearbook]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. completing its life cycle within a year;
- Example: "a border of annual flowering plants"
[syn: annual, one-year]

2. occurring or payable every year;
- Example: "an annual trip to Paris"
- Example: "yearly medical examinations"
- Example: "annual (or yearly) income"
[syn: annual, yearly]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tax \Tax\, n. [F. taxe, fr. taxer to tax, L. taxare to touch, sharply, to feel, handle, to censure, value, estimate, fr. tangere, tactum, to touch. See Tangent, and cf. Task, Taste.] 1. A charge, especially a pecuniary burden which is imposed by authority. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) A charge or burden laid upon persons or property for the support of a government. [1913 Webster] A farmer of taxes is, of all creditors, proverbially the most rapacious. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] (b) Especially, the sum laid upon specific things, as upon polls, lands, houses, income, etc.; as, a land tax; a window tax; a tax on carriages, and the like. Note: Taxes are annual or perpetual, direct or indirect, etc. [1913 Webster] (c) A sum imposed or levied upon the members of a society to defray its expenses. [1913 Webster] 2. A task exacted from one who is under control; a contribution or service, the rendering of which is imposed upon a subject. [1913 Webster] 3. A disagreeable or burdensome duty or charge; as, a heavy tax on time or health. [1913 Webster] 4. Charge; censure. [Obs.] --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] 5. A lesson to be learned; a task. [Obs.] --Johnson. [1913 Webster] Tax cart, a spring cart subject to a low tax. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] Syn: Impost; tribute; contribution; duty; toll; rate; assessment; exaction; custom; demand. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Annual \An"nu*al\, n. 1. A thing happening or returning yearly; esp. a literary work published once a year. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. (R. C. Ch.) A Mass for a deceased person or for some special object, said daily for a year or on the anniversary day. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Annual \An"nu*al\ (?; 135), a. [OE. annuel, F. annuel, fr. L. annualis, fr. annus year. Cf. Annals.] 1. 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]. --Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. 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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

annual adj 1: completing its life cycle within a year; "a border of annual flowering plants" [syn: annual, one-year] [ant: biennial, perennial, two-year] 2: occurring or payable every year; "an annual trip to Paris"; "yearly medical examinations"; "annual (or yearly) income" [syn: annual, yearly] n 1: (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year 2: a reference book that is published regularly once every year [syn: annual, yearly, yearbook]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

132 Moby Thesaurus words for "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