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- 1. day, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar day, time unit, unit of time
- usage: time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; "two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day"
- 2. day, time
- usage: some point or period in time; "it should arrive any day now"; "after that day she never trusted him again"; "those were the days"; "these days it is not unusual"
- 3. day, calendar day, civil day
- usage: a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
- 4. day, daytime, daylight, time period, period of time, period
- usage: the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside; "the dawn turned night into day"; "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"
- 5. day, work time
- usage: the recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working); "my day began early this morning"; "it was a busy day on the stock exchange"; "she called it a day and went to bed"
- 6. day, era, epoch
- usage: an era of existence or influence; "in the day of the dinosaurs"; "in the days of the Roman Empire"; "in the days of sailing ships"; "he was a successful pianist in his day"
- 7. day, time period, period of time, period
- usage: the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis; "how long is a day on Jupiter?"
- 8. sidereal day, day, time unit, unit of time, sidereal time
- usage: the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day
- 9. day, opportunity, chance
- usage: a period of opportunity; "he deserves his day in court"; "every dog has his day"
- 10. Day, Clarence Day, Clarence Shepard Day Jr.
- usage: United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)
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