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Synonyms for day
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This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term day.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. day, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar 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"

    Synonyms:
    daylight, mean solar day, sidereal day, twenty-four hours, daytime, twenty-four hour period, solar day

    Antonyms:
    dark, night, nighttime

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    daylight, sidereal day, twenty-four hour period, daytime, mean solar day, twenty-four hours, solar day

    Antonyms:
    dark, nighttime, night

  3. day(noun)

    a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance

    "Mother's Day"

    Synonyms:
    daylight, sidereal day, twenty-four hour period, daytime, mean solar day, twenty-four hours, solar day

    Antonyms:
    nighttime, dark, night

  4. day, daytime, daylight(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"

    Synonyms:
    daylight, mean solar day, sidereal day, twenty-four hours, daytime, twenty-four hour period, solar day

    Antonyms:
    nighttime, night, dark

  5. 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"

    Synonyms:
    daylight, sidereal day, twenty-four hour period, daytime, mean solar day, twenty-four hours, solar day

    Antonyms:
    night, nighttime, dark

  6. 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"

    Synonyms:
    daylight, sidereal day, twenty-four hour period, daytime, mean solar day, twenty-four hours, solar day

    Antonyms:
    dark, nighttime, night

  7. 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?"

    Synonyms:
    daylight, sidereal day, twenty-four hour period, daytime, mean solar day, twenty-four hours, solar day

    Antonyms:
    nighttime, night, dark

  8. sidereal day, 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

    Synonyms:
    daylight, mean solar day, sidereal day, twenty-four hours, daytime, twenty-four hour period, solar day

    Antonyms:
    nighttime, dark, night

  9. day(noun)

    a period of opportunity

    "he deserves his day in court"; "every dog has his day"

    Synonyms:
    daylight, sidereal day, twenty-four hour period, daytime, mean solar day, twenty-four hours, solar day

    Antonyms:
    nighttime, dark, night

  10. Day, Clarence Day, Clarence Shepard Day Jr.(noun)

    United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)

    Synonyms:
    daylight, sidereal day, twenty-four hour period, daytime, mean solar day, twenty-four hours, solar day

    Antonyms:
    dark, nighttime, night

Editors Contribution

  1. Submitted by ryan_1 on July 17, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. day(n.)

    Synonyms:
    day-time (between sunrise and sunset)

  2. day(n.)

    Synonyms:
    period of twenty-four hours

  3. day(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sunshine, daylight, sunlight, light of day

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. day(n)

    Synonyms:
    daytime, nycthemeron, time, age, generation, epoch, era

    Associated words:
    metemptosis, proemptosis, daily, diurnal, quotidian, ephemeral, sine die, ferial, per diem

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "day":

    days, jour, date, dia, journée, today, daylight, hammarskjöld, daily, daytime, dnia, zi, on, nap, tag, dniu, time, diurnal, far, releases, dated, dniem, al-nahar, dias, dag, one-day, current, morning

How to pronounce day?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say day in sign language?

  1. day

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How to use day in a sentence?

  1. Swede David Lingmerth:

    Today was a scrambling sort of day for me, i putted really well, chipped well round the greens, but wasn't able to strike the ball as well as I have been the last few months. It was a big grind today.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    This was a pretty shameful day for Washington, it came down to politics -- the worry that that vocal minority of gun owners would come after them in future elections.

  3. Ed Davey:

    Even in the most charitable light (the Labour proposal) is going to increase risk, increase uncertainty, increase volatility and, as night follows day, (mean) higher prices for consumer.

  4. Shannon Cross from Cross Research:

    At the end of the day, Carl Icahn has always wanted more money for this deal, I am not sure that running the business is what he looks to do.

  5. Josh Cain:

    Right now we can attack ISIS all day long, but if there's not going to be a stable nation in the end, we're just playing whack-a-mole, that's probably where some work needs to be done.


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