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Definitions of day

  1.   United States writer best known for his autobiographical works 1874 1935
  2.   an era of existence or influence 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
  3.   a period of opportunity he deserves his day in court every dog has his day
  4.   some point or period in time it should arrive any day now after that day she never trusted him again those were the days these days it is not unusual
  5.   the recurring hours when you are not sleeping especially those when you are working my day began early this morning it was a busy day on the stock exchange she called it a day and went to bed
  6.   time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis two days later they left they put on two performances every day there are 30 000 passengers per day
  7.   a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance Mother's Day
  8.   the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside the dawn turned night into day it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime
  9.   the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day
  10.   the period of time taken by a particular planet e g Mars to make a complete rotation on its axis how long is a day on Jupiter
  11.   The time of light or interval between one night and the next the time between sunrise and sunset or from dawn to darkness hence the light sunshine
  12.   The period of the earth's revolution on its axis ordinarily divided into twenty four hours It is measured by the interval between two successive transits of a celestial body over the same meridian and takes a specific name from that of the body Thus if this is the sun the day the interval between two successive transits of the sun's center over the same meridian is called a solar day if it is a star a sidereal day if it is the moon a lunar day See Civil day Sidereal day below
  13.   Those hours or the daily recurring period allotted by usage or law for work
  14.   A specified time or period time considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing age time
  15.   Preceded by the Some day in particular as some day of contest some anniversary etc
  16.   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
  17.   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
  18.   Time from sunrise to sunset the 24 hours from midnight to midnight
  19.   The period of daylight
  20.   The twenty four hours from midnight to midnight
  21.   A period an age a battle or its result
  22.   The time of light from sunrise to sunset called the artificial day the space of twenty four hours commencing with us at twelve o'clock midnight called the civil day the period of twenty four hours less four minutes in which the earth makes one complete revolution on its axis called the siderial day the interval between the sun being in the meridian and his return to it called the solar day the daylight the contest of a day any period of time distinguished from other time an appointed or fixed time time of commemorating an event Day by day daily each day in succession To day this day at present To win the day to gain the victory Day of grace the time when mercy is offered to sinners Days of grace days granted by the court for delay at the prayer of the plaintiff or defendant Days of grace a customary number of days allowed for the payment of a note or bill of exchange after it becomes due Day rule or writ certificate of permission which the court gives to a prisoner to go beyond the bounds of the prison for the purpose of transacting his business Day ticket a railway or steamboat pass available for return on the same day Day in court a day for the appearance of parties in court Days in bank days of appearance in the court of common bench

Quotes of day

  1. It's not as if I can just pop on my show and be rude if I've had a hard day – Neil Cavuto
  2. People think how a sugar basin has no physiognomy no soul But it changes every day – Paul Cezanne
  3. It would be fun to do a reunion show I hope we do it some day but it better be soon We're all getting on – William Christopher
  4. I eat a cheeseburger with French fries almost every day – Cameron Diaz
  5. A word is dead when it is said some say I say it just begins to live that day – Emily Dickinson
  6. When you have a great and difficult task something perhaps almost impossible if you only work a little at a time every day a little suddenly the work will finish itself – Isak Dinesen
  7. I would like this to be a new day I would hope now that we can focus on doing the people's business – Ernie Fletcher
  8. The day has gone by into the dim vista of the past when idleness was considered a virtue in woman – Caroline A. Huling
  9. We created a show and a scenario for college students where they can take what they learn in class every day and apply it to the real world – Ross Martin
  10. I think you have to be a little bit strict You can't be friend and their parent in a lot of situations especially in this day and age where it's so dangerous for kids So there's a bit of sternness I guess in the way I raise my kids – Tim McGraw
  11. The Porto players were with me for two and a half years they believed in me in my methods in the way we do it The next day I go and a manager arrives who works completely differently – Jose Mourinho
  12. It is day after day in this institution borrow money run up the debt run up the deficits and then with a straight face say we are going to repeal a tax that affects 1 percent of the American people just 1 percent of the American people – Richard Neal
  13. On the Wednesday evening that is the day I saw her Majesty on this particular point I had the opportunity of conferring with all those whom I proposed to submit to her Majesty as Ministers – Robert Peel
  14. But there are advantages to being elected President The day after I was elected I had my high school grades classified Top Secret – Ronald Reagan
  15. I'm living with two guys I'm living with a slob and a guy who sleeps all day – Devon Sawa

Usage examples for day

  1. “ No my lord not to day – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Some day he will come – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  3. “ I too And one day she with – Ulysses by James Joyce
  4. “ I could see that even in this one day I was there – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  5. Well I might some day – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  6. What day is 't upo' ” – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  7. “ A day like this – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  8. “ I'll look you up another day – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  9. That is the kind of thing to day – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  10. Then he said I think he will be here in a day or two – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  11. He is not at home to day – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  12. Can you pay 'em all to day – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  13. “ I can't be all day – Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington
  14. You take all day to tell a thing – Dixie Hart by Will N. Harben
  15. “ No thank you not to day – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  16. And now what would he do what would he be if he were here to day – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  17. It is something that doesn't have to be done to day – A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike by Charles King
  18. Good day one and all – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  19. “ I shall but not to day – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair
  20. Well what else happened to day – A Little Florida Lady by Dorothy C. Paine

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