Definition of day:

part of speech: noun

Time from sunrise to sunset; the 24 hours from midnight to midnight.

part of speech: noun

The time of light: the time from morning till night: twenty- four hours, the time the earth takes to make a revolution on her axis; also credit: a distant day being fixed for payment.

part of speech: noun

The period of light between sunrise and sunset; daylight; sunshine; the period of twenty- four hours, reckoning from midnight to midnight ( the civil day), or from noon to noon ( the astronomical day); in the east, a distance that can be traveled in twenty- four hours; a specified time or period; as, the day of chivalry; the number of hours allowed by law or custom for work; as, printers work an eight- hour day.

Usage examples for day:

  • " Let it be to- day he said. "You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.
  • I would not do it to- day if I were you. "Miss Mackenzie", Anthony Trollope.
  • It is going on to- day "In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out", Booth, William.
  • I have been thinking about you all day long. "A Doll's House", Henrik Ibsen.

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