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Meaning of today by Wiktionary Dictionary

today


    Alternative forms

    Etymology

    Via Middle English, from Old English tōdæge, tō dæge, made from tō + dæge, the dative of dæg ( “day” ) .

    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -eɪ
    • IPA: /təˈdeɪ/

    Adverb

    today ( not comparable )

    1. On the current day or date .
      I want this done today .
      Today, my brother went to the shops .
    2. In the current era; nowadays .
      In the 1500s, people had to do things by hand, but today we have electric can openers .

    Noun

    today ( plural: todays )

    1. A current day or date .
      Today is the day we'll fix this once and for all .

    Synonyms

    Usage notes

    Todays is a mostly literary plural. It refers to days that we experience, have experienced or will experience as "today". More colloquial are these days and nowadays .

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    to-day

    By Wiktionary ( 2012/02/14 23:00 UTC Version )

    Adverb

    to‐day ( not comparable )

    1. Archaic spelling of today .

    Noun

    to‐day ( plural: to-days )

    1. Archaic spelling of today .

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    to‐day

    By Wiktionary ( 2011/05/19 20:29 UTC Version )

    Adverb

    to‐day ( not comparable )

    1. Obsolete spelling of today .

    Noun

    to‐day ( plural: to-days )

    1. Obsolete spelling of today .

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Explanation of today by Wordnet Dictionary

today


    Adverb
    1. in these times

    2. today almost every home has television
    3. on this day as distinct from yesterday or tomorrow

    4. I can't meet with you today
    Noun
    1. the day that includes the present moment ( as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow )

    2. Today is beautiful
      did you see today's newspaper?
    3. the present time or age

    4. the world of today
      today we have computers