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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  • be out of date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)

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By God's law we have a day of rest, and by the law of England we have a day of rest; and I say we ought to hold to the rights these laws give us and keep them for our children."
Twelve hours a day, six in the twilight, and six in the dark, they toiled on the trail.
The next day, as soon as it was light, Passepartout rapped vigorously at his master's door.
"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."
A day will be spent here, and leaving in the evening, the course will be taken towards Athens.
780-781) Avoid the thirteenth of the waxing month for beginning to sow: yet it is the best day for setting plants.
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. Fortunately it began to rain in the night, to their infinite relief; the water soon collected in puddles and afforded them delicious draughts.
One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought.
You are sentenced to two days' solitary confinement in the College prison, and I am sent to fetch you."
This clock, of course, all the hundred or more workmen depended upon to regulate their hours of beginning and ending the day's work.
- It rained all night and all day, with some gusts of wind; during which time the ship broke in pieces, the wind blowing a little harder than before, and was no more to be seen, except the wreck of her, and that only at low water.
This odd sight kept me two hours behind the caravan, for which the leader of it for the day fined me about the value of three shillings; and told me if it had been three days' journey without the wall, as it was three days' within, he must have fined me four times as much, and made me ask pardon the next council-day.
Next a mad zitidar was loosed among the remaining dogs, and so it went throughout the long, hot, horrible day.
On the morning of the fourth day Noel Vanstone met the postman in the garden; and, to his great relief, discovered among the letters delivered to him a note from Mr.
That reminds me to remark, in passing, that the very first official thing I did, in my adminis- tration -- and it was on the very first day of it, too -- was to start a patent office; for I knew that a country without a patent office and good patent laws was just a crab, and couldn't travel any way but sideways or backways.