Annual

Definition of Annual

An´nu`al
a.1.Of or pertaining to a year; returning every year; coming or happening once in the year; yearly.
The annual overflowing of the river [Nile].
- Ray.
2.Performed or accomplished in a year; reckoned by the year; as, the annual motion of the earth.
A thousand pound a year, annual support.
- Shak.
2.Lasting or continuing only one year or one growing season; requiring to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant; annual tickets.
n.1.A thing happening or returning yearly; esp. a literary work published once a year.
2.Anything, especially a plant, that lasts but one year or season; an annual plant.
Oaths . . . in some sense almost annuals; . . . and I myself can remember about forty different sets.
- Swift.
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.

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