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    day - Dictionary definition and meaning for word day

    Definition
    (noun) time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    Example Sentence
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
    Definition
    (noun) some point or period in time
    Example Sentence
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual
    Definition
    (noun) a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance
    Example Sentence
    • Mother's Day
    Definition
    (noun) the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
    Synonyms : daylight , daytime
    Example Sentence
    • the dawn turned night into day
    • it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime
    Definition
    (noun) the recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working)
    Example Sentence
    • my day began early this morning
    • it was a busy day on the stock exchange
    • she called it a day and went to bed
    Definition
    (noun) an era of existence or influence
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis
    Example Sentence
    • how long is a day on Jupiter?
    Definition
    (noun) the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day
    Synonyms : sidereal day
    Definition
    (noun) a period of opportunity
    Example Sentence
    • he deserves his day in court
    • every dog has his day
    Definition
    (noun) United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)
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