days Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the time during which someone's life continues
- the monarch's last days
- in his final years
noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
- two days later they left
- they put on two performances every day
- there are 30,000 passengers per day
noun 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
noun a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance
noun the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
daylight; day; daytime.
- the dawn turned night into day
- it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime
noun 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
noun 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
noun 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?
noun the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day
sidereal day; day.
noun a period of opportunity
- he deserves his day in court
- every dog has his day
noun United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)
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