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di·a·ry

 (dī′ə-rē)
n. pl. di·a·ries
1.
a. A usually daily written record of personal experiences and observations; a journal.
b. A daily record of events or measurable phenomena, usually kept to track patterns over time: kept a diary of blood sugar levels.
2. A book or computer file used for keeping such a record.

[Latin diārium, daily allowance, daily journal, from diēs, day; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]

diary

(ˈdaɪərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. a personal record of daily events, appointments, observations, etc
2. a book for keeping such a record
[C16: from Latin diārium daily allocation of food or money, journal, from diēs day]

di•a•ry

(ˈdaɪ ə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. a daily written record of one's experiences, observations, and feelings.
2. a book for keeping such a record.
3. a book for noting daily appointments and the like.
[1575–85; < Latin diārium daily allowance, journal =di(ēs) day + -ārium -ary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diary - a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observationsdiary - a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
blog, web log - a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies; "postings on a blog are usually in chronological order"
2.diary - a personal journal (as a physical object)
journal - a record book as a physical object

diary

noun
1. journal, log, chronicle, memoir, daily record, logbook, day-to-day account the most famous descriptive passage in his diary
2. engagement book, schedule, agenda, calendar, timetable, organizer, Filofax (trademark), appointment book, personal organizer My diary is pretty full next week.
Quotations
"Keep a diary and someday it'll keep you" [Mae West Every Day's a Holiday]
Translations
مُفَكَّرَه، يَوْمِيّاتيَوْمِيَّات
deníkdiář
dagbog
päiväkirja
dnevnik
dagbók
日記
일기
dienoraštis
dienasgrāmatapiezīmju grāmatiņa
dnevnikkoledarrokovnik
dagbok
สมุดบันทึกประจำวัน
nhật ký

diary

[ˈdaɪərɪ] N (= journal) → diario m; (for engagements) → agenda f
I keep a diaryestoy escribiendo un diario
see desk B

diary

[ˈdaɪəri] n
(= personal records) → journal m
to keep a diary → tenir un journal
I keep a diary → Je tiens un journal. video diary
(= appointment book) → agenda m
I've got her phone number in my diary → J'ai son numéro de téléphone dans mon agenda.

diary

n (of personal experience)Tagebuch nt; (for noting dates) → (Termin)kalender m; to keep a diaryTagebuch führen; desk/pocket diarySchreibtisch-/Taschenkalender m; I’ve got it in my diaryes steht in meinem (Termin)kalender

diary

[ˈdaɪərɪ] n (daily record) → diario; (for engagements) → agenda
to keep a diary → tenere un diario

diary

(ˈdaiəri) plural ˈdiaries noun
a (small book containing a) record of daily happenings. The explorer kept a diary of his adventures.

diary

يَوْمِيَّات diář dagbog Terminkalender ημερολόγιο diario päiväkirja agenda dnevnik diario 日記 일기 dagboek dagbok pamiętnik diário дневник dagbok สมุดบันทึกประจำวัน ajanda nhật ký 日志

diary

n diario
References in classic literature ?
The next evidence which the prosecution proposed to put in was the silent evidence of the letters and the Diary found at Gleninch.
If the letters and the Diary are read," said the brutal spokesman of the mob, "the letters and the Diary will hang him.
The author of the diary and the diary itself are, of course, imaginary.
A diary, Nicholas," she replied, handing him a blue exercise book filled with her firm, bold writing.
An entry of the day's events in my little diary invariably preceded the folding up.
Extracts from the DIARY of THE REVEREND JULIAN GRAY.
At this place the entry in the Diary ceases to be legible.
He had written this diary at the time with a view to his future wife.
When I am with you I shall keep a diary in the same way.
At other times Clayton wrote in his diary, which he had always been accustomed to keep in French, and in which he recorded the details of their strange life.
He took his diary from the table drawer, and turned to the daily entries for the past month of July.
The book that you have there--I recognize it as Morgan's diary.