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What does "Annual" mean?


(a.) Lasting or continuing only one year or one growing season; requiring to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant; annual tickets (a.) Of or pertaining to a year; returning every year; coming or happening once in the year; yearly (a.) Performed or accomplished in a year; reckoned by the year; as, the annual motion of the earth (n.) A Mass for a deceased person or for some special object, said daily for a year or on the anniversary day (n.) A thing happening or returning yearly; esp. a literary work published once a year (n.) Anything, especially a plant, that lasts but one year or season; an annual plant

Synonyms yearbook, yearly, one-year

Example: "An annual trip to Paris" Example: "A border of annual flowering plants"

Word Family annually, annuals