days

[ deyz ]
/ deɪz /

adverb

in or during the day regularly: They slept days rather than nights.

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Origin of days

1125–75; Middle English daies; see day, -s1

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH days

dais daisy days

Definition for days (2 of 2)

day
[ dey ]
/ deɪ /

noun

Origin of day

before 950; Middle English; Old English dæg; cognate with German Tag

OTHER WORDS FROM day

half-day, nounpre·day, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for days (1 of 3)

days
/ (deɪz) /

adverb

informal during the day, esp regularlyhe works days

British Dictionary definitions for days (2 of 3)

Day
/ (deɪ) /

noun

Sir Robin. 1923–2000, British radio and television journalist, noted esp for his political interviews

British Dictionary definitions for days (3 of 3)

day
/ (deɪ) /

noun

See also days

Other words from day

Related adjective: diurnal

Word Origin for day

Old English dæg; related to Old High German tag, Old Norse dagr
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Scientific definitions for days

day
[ dā ]

See under sidereal time solar day.
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Idioms and Phrases with days

day

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