Annual


Annual
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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