HyperDic: day

English > 10 senses of the word day / Day:
NOUNtimeday, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar daytime for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
timedaysome point or period in time
timedaya day assigned to a particular purpose or observance
timeday, daytime, daylightthe time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
timedaythe recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working)
timedayan era of existence or influence
timedaythe period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis
timeday, sidereal daythe time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day
statedaya period of opportunity
person Day, Clarence Day, Clarence Shepard Day Jr.United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)
day / Day > pronunciation
Soundsdey'
Rhymesbirthday ... yesterday: 26 rhymes with dey...
English > day: 10 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningTime for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis.
Examples
  • "two days later they left"
  • "they put on two performances every day"
  • "there are 30,000 passengers per day"
Synonymstwenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar day
Partsday, daytime, daylightThe time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
hour, hr, 60 minutesA period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
night, nighttime, darkThe time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
noon, twelve noon, high noon, midday, noonday, noontideThe middle of the day
Narrowerdate, day of the monthA particular but unspecified point in time
dateA particular day specified as the time something happens / happens
eveThe day before
morrowThe next day
todayThe day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
tomorrowThe day after today
yesterdayThe day immediately before today
Broadertime unit, unit of timeA unit for measuring time periods
Spanishdía, día solar
Catalandia, dia solar
Adjectivescircadianof or relating to biological processes occurring at 24-hour intervals
dailyof or belonging to or occurring every day
English > day: 10 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningSome point or period in time.
Examples
  • "it should arrive any day now"
  • "after that day she never trusted him again"
  • "those were the days"
  • "these days it is not unusual"
NarrowerJudgment Day, Judgement Day, Day of Judgment, Day of Judgement, Doomsday, Last Judgment, Last Judgement, Last Day, eschaton, day of reckoning, doomsday, crack of doom, end of the world(New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
off-dayA day when things go poorly
BroadertimeAn indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
Spanishdía
Catalandia
English > day: 10 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningA day assigned to a particular purpose or observance.
Example"Mother's Day"
NarrowerAdmission DayIn some states of the United States
American Indian Day(US) the 4th Friday in September
April Fools', April Fools' day, All Fools' dayThe first day of April which is celebrated by playing practical jokes
Arbor DayA day designated for planting trees
Armed Forces DayThe 3rd Saturday in May
Cinco de MayoThe fifth of May which is observed in Mexico and Mexican-American communities in the United States to commemorate the Mexican victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862
Citizenship Day, September 17celebrated in the United States
Father's Day(US) third Sunday in June
Flag Day, June 14commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777
Groundhog Day, February 2If the ground hog emerges / emerges and sees his shadow on this day, there will be 6 more weeks of winter
Halloween, Hallowe'en, Allhallows EveThe evening before All Saints' Day
Inauguration Day, January 20The day designated for inauguration of the United States President
Jefferson Davis' Birthday, Davis' Birthday, June 3celebrated in southern United States
Lincoln's Birthday, February 12The day on which President Abraham Lincoln is remembered
May Day, First of May, May 1observed in many countries to celebrate the coming of spring
Midsummer Eve, Midsummer Night, St John's Eve, St John's Night, June 23The night before Midsummer Day
Mother's DaySecond Sunday in May
New Year's Eve, December 31The last day of the year
November 5anniversary of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot
Pan American Day, April 14A day celebrating political and economic unity among American countries
Patriot's DayThe 3rd Monday in April
Robert E Lee's Birthday, Robert E Lee Day, Lee's Birthday, January 19celebrated in southern United States
St Patrick's Day, Saint Patrick's Day, March 17A day observed by the Irish to commemorate the patron saint of Ireland
TetThe New Year in Vietnam
Texas Independence Day, March 2Texans celebrate the anniversary of Texas' declaration of independence from Mexico in 1836
United Nations Day, October 24A day for celebrating the founding of the United Nations
V-day, Victory DayThe day of a victory
Valentine Day, Valentine's Day, Saint Valentine's Day, St Valentine's Day, February 14A day for the exchange of tokens of affection
Walpurgis Nighteve of May Day
Washington's Birthday, February 22The day on which George Washington is remembered
anniversary, day of remembranceThe date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
commencement day, degree dayThe day on which university degrees are conferred
field dayA day for outdoor athletic competition
field day(military) a day for military exercises and display
holidayA day on which work is suspended by law or custom
idesIn the Roman calendar
leap day, bissextile day, February 29The name of the day that is added during a leap year
market dayA fixed day for holding a public market
paydayThe day on which you receive pay for your work
polling day, election dayThe day appointed for an election
rag dayA day on which university students hold a rag
red-letter dayA memorably happy or noteworthy day (from the custom of marking holy days in red on church calendars)
saint's dayA day commemorating a saint
school dayAny day on which school is in session
speech dayAn annual day in the schools when speeches are made and prizes are distributed
washday, washing dayA day set aside for doing household laundry
wedding dayThe day of a wedding
Broadercalendar day, civil dayA day reckoned from midnight to midnight
Spanishdía
Catalandia
English > day: 10 senses > noun 4, time
MeaningThe time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside.
Examples
  • "the dawn turned night into day"
  • "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"
Synonymsdaytime, daylight
Part ofday, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar dayTime for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
Partsmorning, morn, morning time, forenoonThe time period between dawn and noon
NarrowerafternoonThe part of the day between noon and evening
evening, eve, even, eventideThe latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
midafternoonThe middle part of the afternoon
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Oppositenight, nighttime, darkThe time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
Spanishdía, jornada
Catalandia, jornada, jorn
English > day: 10 senses > noun 5, time
MeaningThe recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working).
Examples
  • "my day began early this morning"
  • "it was a busy day on the stock exchange"
  • "she called it a day and went to bed"
Narrowerworkday, working dayThe amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage
Broaderwork timeA time period when you are required to work
English > day: 10 senses > noun 6, time
MeaningAn era of existence or influence.
Examples
  • "in the day of the dinosaurs"
  • "in the days of the Roman Empire"
  • "in the days of sailing ships"
  • "he was a successful pianist in his day"
Broaderera, epochA period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
English > day: 10 senses > noun 7, time
MeaningThe period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis.
Example"how long is a day on Jupiter?"
Narrowerlunar dayThe period of time taken for the moon to make one full rotation on its axis (about 27.3 sidereal days)
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishdía
Catalandia
English > day: 10 senses > noun 8, time
MeaningThe time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day.
Synonymsidereal day
Broadersidereal timeMeasured by the diurnal motion of stars
time unit, unit of timeA unit for measuring time periods
Spanishdía sideral
Catalandia sideral, dia sideri
English > day: 10 senses > noun 9, state
MeaningA period of opportunity.
Examples
  • "he deserves his day in court"
  • "every dog has his day"
Broaderopportunity, chanceA possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
English > Day: 10 senses > noun 10, person
MeaningUnited States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935).
SynonymsClarence Day, Clarence Shepard Day Jr.
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishClarence Day, Clarence Shepart Day jr, Day

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