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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
day (noun)
1.
a) the time of light between one night and the next
b) - daylight
c) - daytime
2.
the period of rotation of a planet (as earth) or a moon on its axis
3.
the mean solar day of 24 hours beginning at mean midnight
4.
a specified day or date
5.
a specified time or period - age in grandfather's day often used in plural the old days the days of sailing ships
6.
the conflict or contention of the day - played hard and won the day
7.
the time established by usage or law for work, school, or business
Day (biographical name)
Clarence Shepard, Jr. 1874–1935 Am. author
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Thomas 1748–1789 Eng. author
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William Rufus 1849–1923 Am. statesman & jurist
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
day (noun)
1.
the hours of light between one night and the next
SYNONIMS:
daylight, daytime
RELATED WORDS:
light, sunlight, sunshine; dawn, dawning, daybreak, forenoon, morn, morning, sunrise; afternoon, noon; dusk, eve, evening, gloaming, nightfall, sundown, sunset, twilight
NEAR ANTONYMS:
black, blackness, dark, darkness
night, nighttime
day (noun)
2.
an extent of time associated with a particular person or thing
SYNONIMS:
day, epoch, era, period, time
RELATED WORDS:
cycle, generation, year; bit, space, span, spell, stretch, while; date, vintage
day (noun)
3.
the first appearance of light in the morning or the time of its appearance
SYNONIMS:
aurora, cockcrow, dawning, day, daybreak, daylight, light, morn, morning, sun, sunrise, sunup
RELATED WORDS:
daytime; forenoon
NEAR ANTONYMS:
dark, darkness, midnight, night, nighttime; afternoon, midday; dusk, evening, eventide, gloaming, twilight
nightfall, sundown, sunset
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