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to·day

 (tə-dā′)
n.
The present day, time, or age: "Today's shocks are tomorrow's conventions" (Carolyn Heilbrun).
adv.
1. During or on the present day.
2. During or at the present time.
adj.
Concerned with or relating to the present time: today issues; the today generation.

[Middle English to dai, from Old English tō dæge : , to; see to + dæge, dative of dæg, day; see agh- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

today

(təˈdeɪ)
n
1. this day, as distinct from yesterday or tomorrow
2. the present age: children of today.
adv
3. during or on this day
4. nowadays
[Old English tō dæge, literally: on this day, from to + dæge, dative of dæg day]

to•day

(təˈdeɪ)

n.
1. this present day.
2. this present age: the world of today.
adv.
3. on this present day: Call me today.
4. at the present time; in these days.
adj.
5. up-to-date: the today look.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English tō dæg. See to, day]

today

Today means the day on which you are speaking or writing.

How are you feeling today?
Today is Thursday.

Don't use 'today' in front of morning, afternoon, or evening. Instead, use this.

His plane left this morning.
Can I take it with me this afternoon?
Come and have dinner with me this evening.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.today - the present time or agetoday - the present time or age; "the world of today"; "today we have computers"
nowadays, present - the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech; "that is enough for the present"; "he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow"
2.today - the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)today - the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow); "Today is beautiful"; "did you see today's newspaper?"
24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours - 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"
Adv.1.today - in these timestoday - in these times; "it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford; "we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets"; "today almost every home has television"
2.today - on this day as distinct from yesterday or tomorrowtoday - on this day as distinct from yesterday or tomorrow; "I can't meet with you today"

today

adverb
1. this day, before tomorrow, this morning, this afternoon, this evening, this very day Can you get that done today, please?
2. nowadays, these days, just now, now, currently, at present, at this time, at the present time, in these times, in this day and age, in the present climate He thinks pop music today is as exciting as ever.

today

noun
The current time:
adverb
At the present; these days:
Translations
اليَوْماليَوْمَفي الوَقْت الحاضِر
сега
dnesdnešek
i dagidagdagens
hodiaŭnuntempe
täna
tänäännykyäännykyisin
danas
mamanapság
dagurinn í dag
今日
오늘
hodie
šiandien
mūsdienāsšodienšodienatagad
i dagidag
hojehoje em diaatualmente
astăziazi
dnes
danesdanašnjidandanes
danas
idag
ในวันนี้
bugüngünümüzdeşimdibu gün
hôm nay

today

[təˈdeɪ]
A. ADV
1. (= the present day) → hoy
from todaydesde hoy, a partir de hoy
early todayhoy temprano
all day todaytodo el día de hoy
what day is it today?¿qué día es hoy?, ¿a cuántos estamos?
what date is it today?¿a qué fecha estamos?
today week; a week todayde hoy en ocho días, dentro de una semana
a fortnight todayde hoy en quince días, dentro de dos semanas
a year ago todayhoy hace un año
here today and gone tomorrowse cambia constantemente
2. (= these days) → hoy (en) día
young people today have it easyla gente joven lo tiene muy fácil hoy en día
B. N
1. (= the present day) → hoy m
today is Mondayhoy es lunes
today is the 4th of Marchhoy es el cuatro de marzo
today's paperel periódico de hoy
2. (= these days) → hoy m, el presente
the writers of todaylos escritores de hoy

today

[təˈdeɪ]
adv
(= on this day) → aujourd'hui
What did you do today? → Qu'est-ce tu as fait aujourd'hui?
what day is it today? → quel jour sommes-nous aujourd'hui?
what date is it today? → quelle est la date aujourd'hui?
a week ago today → il y a huit jours aujourd'hui
(= in current times) → aujourd'hui
We have similar problems today → Nous avons des problèmes similaires aujourd'hui.
n
(= this day) → aujourd'hui m
today is the 4th of March → aujourd'hui nous sommes le 4 mars
today is Thursday → nous sommes jeudi aujourd'hui
today's newspaper → le journal d'aujourd'hui
(= current times) → aujourd'hui
the Africa of today → l'Afrique d'aujourd'hui
in today's society → dans la société d'aujourd'hui

today

adv, n
heute; a week/fortnight todayheute in einer Woche/zwei Wochen; he’s been here a week todayheute ist er eine Woche da; a year ago todayheute vor einem Jahr; today is Monday, it’s Monday todayheute ist Montag; from todayvon heute an, vom heutigen Tag an, ab heute; later todayspäter (am Tag); today’s paper/newsdie heutige Zeitung/heutigen Nachrichten, die Zeitung/Nachrichten von heute; what’s today’s date?welches Datum ist heute?, der Wievielte ist heute?; today’s rate (Fin) → der Tageskurs; here today and gone tomorrow (fig)heute hier und morgen da; our yesterdays, our todays and our tomorrowsunsere Vergangenheit, unsere Gegenwart und unsere Zukunft
(= these days)heutzutage; the cinema todaydas Kino (von) heute; the world/youth/writers of todaydie Welt/Jugend/Schriftsteller von heute; today’s world/youthdie heutige Welt/Jugend, die Welt/Jugend von heute; live for today and let tomorrow take care of itselflebe dem Heute und lass das Morgen morgen sein

today

[təˈdeɪ]
1. advoggi; (these days) → al giorno d'oggi, oggigiorno
a week from today, a week today, today week (Brit)oggi a otto
a fortnight today (Brit), (Am) two weeks from today → quindici giorni a oggi
what day is it today? → che giorno è oggi?
what date is it today? → quanti ne abbiamo oggi?
today is the 4th of March → (oggi) è il 4 (di) marzo
2. n (also) (fig) → oggi m inv
writers of today → gli scrittori d'oggi
today's paper → il giornale di oggi

today

(təˈdei) noun, adverb
1. (on) this day. Today is Friday; Here is today's newspaper; I'm working today.
2. (at) the present time. Life is easier today than a hundred years ago.

today

اليَوْمَ dnes i dag heute σήμερα hoy tänään aujourd’hui danas oggi 今日 오늘 vandaag i dag dzisiaj hoje сегодня idag ในวันนี้ bugün hôm nay 今天

today

adv. hoy.

today

adv hoy
References in classic literature ?
We had better if Tolpec does not return today," was the answer.
I can't speak to the purpose today of the duration of these things.
You shall not go to Brown's today, little one," he whispers, as he climbs the stairs; and she catches his arm in terror, gasping: "No
The proper place today, the only place which Massachusetts has provided for her freer and less despondent spirits, is in her prisons, to be put out and locked out of the State by her own act, as they have already put themselves out by their principles.
It is too late to be studying Hebrew; it is more important to understand even the slang of today.
and here it stands yet, and possibly may still be standing here, sunning itself and dreaming its historical dreams, when today shall have been joined to the days called "ancient.
Frank comes tomorrowI had a letter this morningwe see him tomorrow by dinnertime to a certainty he is at Oxford today, and he comes for a whole fortnight; I knew it would be so.
My fellow citizens, today we celebrate the mystery of American renewal.
We observe today not a victory of party but a celebration of freedom.
Think you, John Carter, that I would give my heart to you yesterday and today to another?
Here am I, who shall be twenty in September, and yet I never had a proposal till today, not a real proposal, and today I had three.
Today, for instance, I am particularly oppressed by one memory of a distant past.