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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 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 ?
My fellow citizens, today we celebrate the mystery of American renewal.
We earn our livelihood in America today in peaceful competition with people all across the Earth.
In school today, I'll learn to read, tomorrow to write, and the day after tomorrow I'll do arithmetic.
Today, I should think that the feeling amongst those who remember the affair at all is rather the other way.
His wife has backed him up well, they have entertained lavishly, and today I should think that she is one of the most popular hostesses in London.
I want a great many crumples of this sort put into it today.
There is a fresh color in her brown cheeks, a soft shine in her eyes, and only gentle words fall from her sharp tongue today.
We observe today not a victory of party but a celebration of freedom.
Today I went hopping and skipping to the office, for my heart was under your influence, and my soul was keeping holiday, as it were.
If I choose thus to be banal, it is only to remind you that Collier's theories are today as exploded as the ludicrous deductions of the Spanish school.
At that moment it meant nothing to him who might be standing over him, or what was said of him; he was only glad that people were standing near him and only wished that they would help him and bring him back to life, which seemed to him so beautiful now that he had today learned to understand it so differently.
But at the same time she knew how easy it is, with the freedom of manners of today, to turn a girl's head, and how lightly men generally regard such a crime.