Associations to the word «Day»

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DAY, noun. Any period of 24 hours.
DAY, noun. A period from midnight to the following midnight.
DAY, noun. (astronomy) Rotational period of a planet (especially Earth).
DAY, noun. The part of a day period which one spends at one’s job, school, etc.
DAY, noun. Part of a day period between sunrise and sunset where one enjoys daylight; daytime.
DAY, noun. A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.
DAY, noun. A period of contention of a day or less.
DAY, verb. (rare) To spend a day (in a place).
DAY, proper noun. A patronymic surname​ derived from a medieval diminutive of David.
DAY, proper noun. An English surname​ from day as a word for a "day-servant", an archaic term for a day-laborer. ,or from given names such as Dagr, Daug, Dege, and Dey, cognate with Scandinavian Dag.
DAY, proper noun. An Irish surname​ anglicised from Ó Deághaidh.
DAY, proper noun. A Mbum-Day language of Chad.
DAY AFTER, noun. The next day.
DAY AFTER DAY, adverb. (idiomatic) For an indefinite number of days.
DAY AFTER TOMORROW, noun. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)
DAY AFTER TOMORROW, adverb. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)
DAY AND AGE, noun. (idiomatic) a time period of years or more
DAY AND NIGHT, adverb. (idiomatic) all the time; round the clock; unceasingly
DAY AND NIGHT, adjective. (figuratively) Alternative form of night and day
DAY BED, noun. Alternative spelling of daybed A bed or sofa used specially for daytime.
DAY BEDS, noun. Plural of day bed
DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY, noun. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)
DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY, adverb. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)
DAY BLIND, adjective. Alternative spelling of day-blind
DAY BLINDNESS, noun. (medicine) The inability to see clearly in bright light; hemeralopia
DAY BOY, noun. (UK) A male day pupil.
DAY BOYS, noun. Plural of day boy
DAY CARE, noun. Alternative form of daycare
DAY CARE CENTER, noun. A nursery for the supervision of preschool children while the parents work. Generally more entertaining and less educational than a preschool, but with longer hours of operation.
DAY CARE CENTERS, noun. Plural of day care center
DAY COUNT CONVENTION, noun. (finance) A convention on how interest accrues over time for a variety of investments, including bonds, notes, loans, medium-term notes, swaps, and FRAs.
DAY FINE, noun. A unit of fine payment based on the offender's daily personal income. The number of day fines depends on the gravity of offence.
DAY FINES, noun. Plural of day fine
DAY FOR NIGHT, noun. (film) A cinematographic technique in which a crew films in a high-contrast situation, typically in the early morning or late afternoon, with a blue filter, causing the scene to look as if it were shot in moonlight.
DAY FOR NIGHT, adverb. (cinematography) In the daytime, with a blue filter, causing the scene to look as if it were shot in moonlight.
DAY IN THE SUN, noun. A time of glory or ascendancy.
DAY IN, DAY OUT, adverb. (idiomatic) Every day; daily; constantly or continuously; especially, of something that has become routine or monotonous.
DAY JOB, noun. One's main mean of income, during the daytime.
DAY LABOR, noun. Work done where the worker is hired and paid one day at a time, with no promise that more work will be available in the future.
DAY LABORER, noun. A laborer who is is hired and paid one day at a time, with no promise that more work will be available in the future.
DAY LABORERS, noun. Plural of day laborer
DAY LABOURER, noun. (UK) Alternative form of day laborer
DAY LARK, noun. (idiomatic) One who gets up early in the morning or goes to bed early.
DAY LATE, DOLLAR SHORT, adjective. Shortened form of a day late and a dollar short.
DAY LILY, noun. Alternative form of daylily
DAY OF ATONEMENT, proper noun. (Judaism) Yom Kippur
DAY OF DAYS, noun. (idiomatic) A particularly noteworthy day; the day on which a milestone or especially memorable event occurs.
DAY OF DAYS, noun. (Christianity) (sometimes capitalized) Sunday, especially Easter Sunday.
DAY OF DAYS, noun. Alternative form of day of days
DAY OF JUDGEMENT, noun. Alternative term for judgement day
DAY OF JUDGMENT, noun. Alternative term for judgment day
DAY OF RECKONING, noun. (Christianity) (Islam) The final and eternal judgment by God of all nations; Final Judgment.
DAY OF RECKONING, noun. (by extension) Any time or event at which responsibility will be assigned.
DAY OFF, noun. A day of vacation; a day when one does not attend work, school etc
DAY ONE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see day,‎ one.
DAY ONE, noun. The very beginning
DAY OR NIGHT, adverb. (idiomatic) At any time; 24/7
DAY OUT, noun. (idiomatic) An excursion, returning home on the same day.
DAY PACK, noun. Alternative spelling of daypack
DAY PACKS, noun. Plural of day pack
DAY PUPIL, noun. A student who attends a boarding school but does not board there, continuing to live at home
DAY PUPILS, noun. Plural of day pupil
DAY RELEASE, noun. Temporary liberation from a prison, for the period of one day.
DAY RELEASE, noun. Paid leave of absence from employment (one day per week) to attend college
DAY ROOM, noun. Alternate spelling of dayroom
DAY ROOMS, noun. Plural of day room
DAY SCHOOL, noun. A school attended during the day, as opposed to a boarding school.
DAY SHIFT, noun. Regularly scheduled work during daylight hours, especially 8AM to 4PM.
DAY SHIFTS, noun. Plural of day shift
DAY SIGN, noun. Any of 20 glyphs used, along with a number from 1 to 13, in traditional Mesoamerican calendars to identify their 260 days.
DAY SIGNS, noun. Plural of day sign
DAY TIME, noun. Alternative spelling of daytime
DAY TO DAY, adverb. Alternative spelling of day-to-day
DAY TRADE, noun. (business) (finance) A transaction in which units of stock or other investment instruments are purchased and then sold within a single market day.
DAY TRADE, verb. (business) (finance) To engage, as a deliberate investment strategy, in the very short-term trading of stocks or other securities, by selling any given security within the same market day during which it was purchased.
DAY TRADER, noun. (business) (finance) A person who practices the short-term investment strategy of trading stocks or other investment instruments by selling any given security during the same market day within which it was purchased.
DAY TRADERS, noun. Plural of day trader
DAY TRADING, verb. Present participle of day trade
DAY TRIP, noun. An excursion that lasts most of the day.
DAY TRIPS, noun. Plural of day trip
DAY WORK, noun. Alternative spelling of daywork
DAY WORKER, noun. Alternative spelling of dayworker

Dictionary definition

DAY, noun. 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".
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".
DAY, noun. A day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day".
DAY, noun. 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".
DAY, 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".
DAY, 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".
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?".
DAY, noun. The time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day.
DAY, noun. A period of opportunity; "he deserves his day in court"; "every dog has his day".
DAY, noun. United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats