- a period of twenty-four hours as a unit of time, reckoned from one midnight to the next, corresponding to a rotation of the earth on its axis；the part of a day when it is light; the time between sunrise and sunset
noun: day, plural noun: days
- 1. a period of twenty-four hours as a unit of time, reckoned from one midnight to the next, corresponding to a rotation of the earth on its axis they only met a few days ago we'll leave the day after tomorrow 同義詞
- ▪ the part of a day when it is light; the time between sunrise and sunset the animals hunt by day she sleeps all day and goes out at night 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ the part of a day spent working he works an eight-hour day
- ▪ a single rotation of a planet in relation to its primary.
- ▪ the period on a planet when its primary star is above the horizon.
- ▪ archaic, literary daylight by the time they had all gone it was broad day 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. a particular period of the past; an era the laws were very strict in those days 同義詞
- ▪ the present time the political issues of the day
- ▪ a day associated with a particular event or purpose graduation day Christmas Day
- ▪ a particular period in a person's life or career my student days the days of her childhood
- ▪ the successful, fortunate, or influential period of a person's life or career he had been a matinée idol in his day 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ the span of someone's life she cared for him for the rest of his days
- an opportunity for action or success, especially at the expense of others: the newspapers had a field day as the case came to court
- a review or an exercise, especially in maneuvering.
Oxford American Dictionary
- a day on which academic degrees are formally awarded.
- a fluorescent paint or other coloring.
- of or denoting very bright or fluorescent coloring: wearing Day-Glo pink T-shirts
Oxford American Dictionary
- the day on which an election is held; polling day: leaders make their final pitches to Alberta voters before election day
- at any time or under any circumstances (used to express a strong opinion or preference)
- a period of time worked during the daylight hours in a hospital, factory, etc.
- a non-residential school, typically a fee-paying one.
- all in a day's work
- any day
- by the day
- call it a day
- day after day
- day and night
- day by day
- day in, day out
- day of reckoning
- from day one
- have had one's day
- if one is a day
- in this day and age
- not someone's day
- one day
- one of those days
- that will be the day
- these days
- those were the days
- to the day
- to this day
- for days
- — of the day
- each of the twenty-four-hour periods, reckoned from one midnight to the next, into which a ... they only met a few days ago we'll leave the day after tomorrow