today

[ tuh-dey ]
/ təˈdeɪ /

noun

this present day: Today is beautiful.
this present time or age: the world of today.

adverb

on this present day: I will do it today.
at the present time; in these days: Today you seldom see horses.

adjective

Informal. of the present era; up-to-date: the today look in clothing styles.

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Origin of today

before 900; Middle English; Old English tō dæg.See to, day
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British Dictionary definitions for today

today
/ (təˈdeɪ) /

noun

this day, as distinct from yesterday or tomorrow
the present agechildren of today

adverb

during or on this day
nowadays

Word Origin for today

Old English tō dæge, literally: on this day, from to + dæge, dative of dæg day
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Idioms and Phrases with today

today

see here today, gone tomorrow.

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