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Meaning and definition for "month" word

[noun] a time unit of 30 days; "he was given a month to pay the bill"
[noun] one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year; "he paid the bill last month"
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\Month\, n. [OE. month, moneth, AS. m[=o]n?, m[=o]na?; akin to m[=o]na moon, and to D. maand month, G. monat, OHG. m[=a]n[=o]d, Icel. m[=a]nu?r, m[=a]na?r, Goth. m[=e]n[=o]?s. [root]272. See {Moon}.] One of the twelve portions into which the year is divided; the twelfth part of a year, corresponding nearly to the length of a synodic revolution of the moon, -- whence the name. In popular use, a period of four weeks is often called a month. Note: In the common law, a month is a lunar month, or twenty-eight days, unless otherwise expressed. --Blackstone. In the United States the rule of the common law is generally changed, and a month is declared to mean a calendar month. --Cooley's Blackstone. {A month mind}.
(a) A strong or abnormal desire. [Obs.] --Shak.
(b) A celebration made in remembrance of a deceased person a month after death. --Strype. {Calendar months}, the months as adjusted in the common or Gregorian calendar; April, June, September, and November, containing 30 days, and the rest 31, except February, which, in common years, has 28, and in leap years 29. {Lunar month}, the period of one revolution of the moon, particularly a synodical revolution; but several kinds are distinguished, as the {synodical month}, or period from one new moon to the next, in mean length 29 d. 12 h. 44 m. 2.87 s.; the {nodical month}, or time of revolution from one node to the same again, in length 27 d. 5 h. 5 m. 36 s.; the {sidereal}, or time of revolution from a star to the same again, equal to 27 d. 7 h. 43 m. 11.5 s.; the {anomalistic}, or time of revolution from perigee to perigee again, in length 27 d. 13 h. 18 m. 37.4 s.; and the {tropical}, or time of passing from any point of the ecliptic to the same again, equal to 27 d. 7 h. 43 m. 4.7 s. {Solar month}, the time in which the sun passes through one sign of the zodiac, in mean length 30 d. 10 h. 29 m. 4.1 s.

Synonyms for month

calendar month

See also: anomalistic month | calendar week | full moon | full phase of the moon | full-of-the-moon | Gregorian calendar month | half-moon | Hindu calendar month | Islamic calendar month | Jewish calendar month | lunar month | lunation | moon | new moon | new phase of the moon | period | period of time | Revolutionary calendar month | sidereal month | solar month | synodic month | time period | time unit | unit of time | week | year |

Related terms: abundant year, academic year, annum, bissextile year, calendar month, calendar year, century, common year, day, decade, decennary, decennium, defective year, fiscal year, fortnight, hour, leap year, lunar month, lunar year, lunation, luster, lustrum, man-hour, microsecond, millennium, millisecond, minute, moment, moon, quarter, quinquennium, regular year, second, semester, session, sidereal year, solar year, sun, term, trimester, twelvemonth, week, weekday, year

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Let's analyse "month" as pure text. This string has Five letters in One syllable and One vowel. 20% of vowels is 18.6% less then average English word. Written in backwards: HTNOM. Average typing speed for these characters is 1295 milliseconds. [info]

Morse code: -- --- -. - ....


Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: month: 6 = 6, reduced: 6 . and the final result is Six.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: month: 4 + 6 + 5 + 2 + 8 = 25, reduced: 7, and the final result is Seven.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
H (1) 8 Strength Couragous, Faithful, Caring
M (1) 13 Death Creator, Developer, Builder
N (1) 14 Temperance Healer, Wise, Survivor, Crafty
O (1) 15 Devil Optimist, Gamesman, Marketer, Hunter
T (1) 20 Judgement Unswerving, Steadfast, Demanding, Forceful

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