at one time

adverb
1. simultaneously (Freq. 2)
-

he took three cookies at a time

Syn: ↑at a time, ↑at once
2. at a previous time
-

at one time he loved her

-

her erstwhile writing

-

she was a dancer once

Syn: ↑once, ↑formerly, ↑erstwhile, ↑erst

* * *

FORMERLY, previously, once, in the past, at one point, once upon a time, time was when, in days/times gone by, in times past, in the (good) old days, long ago; poetic/literary in days/times of yore; archaic erstwhile, whilom.
time

* * *

at one time
1. Formerly
2. Simultaneously
• • •
Main Entry:time

* * *

at one time phrase
in the past, but not now

At one time, that kind of thing would have made me really angry.

Thesaurus: existing, happening in or relating to a time in the pastsynonym
Main entry: time

* * *

in or during a known but unspecified past period

she was a nurse at one time


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • One Time Bells — Studio album by French Kicks Released May 7, 2002 (2002 05 07) …   Wikipedia

  • One Time for All Time — Studio album by 65daysofstatic Released October 24, 2005 …   Wikipedia

  • One Time 4 Your Mind — Song by Nas from the album Illmatic Released April 19, 1994 Recorded 1992 Genre East Coast hip hop …   Wikipedia

  • One Time, One Night — Studio album by Sweethearts of the Rodeo Released 1988 Genre …   Wikipedia

  • One Time for Me — Single by Reverend Horton Heat from the album Liquor in the Front B side …   Wikipedia

  • One Time Out — Studio album by Paul Motian Released 1989 Recorded September 21–22, 1987 …   Wikipedia

  • One-time pad — Excerpt from a one time pad In cryptography, the one time pad (OTP) is a type of encryption, which has been proven to be impossible to crack if used correctly. Each bit or character from the plaintext is encrypted by a modular addition with a bit …   Wikipedia

  • One-time password — A one time password (OTP) is a password that is valid for only one login session or transaction. OTPs avoid a number of shortcomings that are associated with traditional (static) passwords. The most important shortcoming that is addressed by OTPs …   Wikipedia

  • Time-based One-time Password Algorithm — TOTP (Time based One Time Password Algorithm, RFC 6238.) OATH алгоритм создания одноразовых паролей для защищенной аутентификации, являющийся улучшением HOTP (HMAC Based One Time Password Algorithm). Является алгоритмом односторонней… …   Википедия

  • One Time for All Time — Эта статья слишком короткая. Пожалуйста, дополните её ещ …   Википедия

  • One time key — A one time key is a cryptographic key used once and then discarded, used either to authenticate or encrypt data.If a key is used only once and is truly random, it is theoretically unbreakable …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.