day


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Synonyms for day

daytime

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date

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call it a day

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day and night

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have had its day

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  • be obsolete
  • be dated
  • be out of date
  • be old-fashioned
  • be past its prime

have seen or known better days

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  • be worn out
  • be frayed
  • be ragged
  • be shabby
  • be threadbare
  • be tatty
  • be tattered
  • be the worse for wear

in this day and age

make someone's day

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  • make someone happy
  • delight someone
  • cheer someone up
  • hearten someone
  • enliven someone
  • gladden someone
  • perk someone up
  • gee someone up
  • buck someone up

Synonyms for day

the period during which someone or something exists

a particular time notable for its distinctive characteristics

Synonyms for day

a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance

the recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working)

an era of existence or influence

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the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis

the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day

a period of opportunity

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

References in classic literature ?
Afterwards we proceeded on to Kentucke river without opposition; and on the first day of April began to erect the fort of Boonsborough at a salt lick, about sixty yards from the river, on the S.
Occasionally, a name was followed simply by the remark, "II days, for disturbing the peace," and without comment upon the justice or injustice of the sentence.
Give me two days' rest -- two days out of sight of that horrible sea -- two days out of prison in this horrible house -- two days anywhere in the wide world away from Aldborough.
It was a day of some wild rejoicing, and a festival.
When he's working at that, he sees nothing; he does not eat, drink, or breathe for days and nights at a time.
Thirty days after the capture of Dejah Thoris, or about the time of our coming to Thark, his vessel had reached Helium with about ten survivors of the original crew of seven hundred officers and men.
The next day, as soon as it was light, Passepartout rapped vigorously at his master's door.
It was early on the fifteenth day that I heard a curious, familiar sequence of sounds in the kitchen, and, listening, identified it as the snuffing and scratching of a dog.
I would say of them, as of all kinds of work, whatever is innocent on a week-day, is innocent on Sunday, provided it does not interfere with the duties of the day.
Yes, but," added Buckingham, raising his voice in such a manner that the princess could hear him, -- "but I resemble that dweller in the East, who turned mad, and remained so for several days, owing to a delightful dream that he had had, but who one day awoke, if not completely cured, in some respects rational at least.
For twenty-five miles did they toll on across this dismal desert, and laid themselves down at night, parched and disconsolate, beside their wormwood fires; looking forward to still greater sufferings on the following day.
Now, the chief engineer of the liner could have done no more, and no engineer of thirty years' service could have assumed one half of the ancient-mariner air with which Harvey, first careful to spit over the side, made public the schooner's position for that day, and then and not till then relieved Disko of the quadrant.
A day or two will be spent here, enjoying the fruit and wild scenery of these islands, and the voyage continued, and Gibraltar reached in three or four days.
Thus they hid in the depths of Sherwood Forest for seven days and seven nights and never showed their faces abroad in all that time; but early in the morning of the eighth day Robin Hood called the band together and said, "Now who will go and find what the Sheriff's men are at by this time?
As yet no free schools had been started for coloured people in that section, hence each family agreed to pay a certain amount per month, with the understanding that the teacher was to "board 'round"--that is, spend a day with each family.