Day in a sentence

The word "day" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of day and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Day

  • The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the time between sunrise and sunset, or from dawn to darkness; hence, the light; sunshine; -- also called daytime.
  • The period of the earth's revolution on its axis. -- ordinarily divided into twenty-four hours. It is measured by the interval between two successive transits of a celestial body over the same meridian, and takes a specific name from that of the body. Thus, if this is the sun, the day (the interval between two successive transits of the sun's center over the same meridian) is called a solar day; if it is a star, a sidereal day; if it is the moon, a lunar day. See Civil day Sidereal day, below.
  • Those hours, or the daily recurring period, allotted by usage or law for work.
  • A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.
  • Preceded by the) Some day in particular, as some day of contest, some anniversary, etc.
  • United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)
  • a period of opportunity
  • some point or period in time
  • the recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working)
  • time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
  • a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance
  • the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
  • the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day
  • the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis
  • an era of existence or influence

How to use day in a sentence. Day pronunciation.

The tavern, the theatre, the cross-roads, and the cockpit-was ever such a day!
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Thee remembers the man Kimber smitten by thee at the public-house on that day?
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After visiting Jasper Kimber at Heddington, as I came back over the hill by the path we all took that day after the Meeting-Ebn Ezra Bey, my father, Elder Fairley, and thee and me-I drew near the chairmaker's but where thee lived alone all those sad months.
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I had but come back in time-a day later, and he would have sat here and seen me in the Pit below before giving way.
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From the Mokattam Hills, where he read Faith's letter again, his back against one of the forts which Napoleon had built in his Egyptian days, he scanned the distance.
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Of course, or you wouldn't be talking the English language-though I've heard they talk it better in Boston than they do in England, and in Chicago they're making new English every day and improving on the patent.
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He's a Jim-dandy-works all day and half the night, and if the tax-gatherer isn't at the door, wakes up laughing.
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Kaid might slay, might toss a pasha or a slave into the Nile now and then, might invite a Bey to visit him, and stroke his beard and call him brother and put diamond-dust in the coffee he drank, so that he died before two suns came and went again, "of inflammation and a natural death"; but he, Achmet Pasha, was the dark Inquisitor who tortured every day, for whose death all men prayed, and whom some would have slain, but that another worse than himself might succeed him.
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He had made Mizraim a fast friend ever since the day he had, by an able device, saved the Chief Eunuch from determined robbery by the former Prince Pasha, with whom he had suddenly come out of favour.
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Thus was that day linked with the present, thus had a blow struck in punishment of the wrong done the woman at the crossroads been repeated in the wrong done the girl who had just left him.
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Death, murder, crime in Egypt was not a nine days' wonder; it scarce outlived one day.
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It was his duty to see that she went, and at once-this very day.
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A secret like that of David and Hylda will do in a day what a score of years could not accomplish, will insinuate confidences which might never be given to the nearest or dearest.
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He had killed the brother upon the same day that he had dispossessed the favourite of office; and the debt was heavy.
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That very day Kaid had said that if Nahoum had been less eager to control the State, he might still have held his place.
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There is a steamer next day for Marseilles.
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At the Palace two days past thou saidst thou hadst never killed a man; and I know that thy religion condemns killing even in war.
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As my uncle went I shall go one day.
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Thou wouldst have put back the clock in Egypt by a hundred years, even to the days of the Mamelukes-a race of slaves and murderers.
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Day by day the Muslim has loosed his hold on Cairo, and Alexandria, and the cities of Egypt.
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Examples of Day

Example #1
Now, Davy, I must tell of a strange thing.
Example #2
Thee didst frighten all who knew thee with thy doings that mad midsummer time.
Example #3
What think thee has happened?
Example #4
It was late evening; the sun had set.
Example #5
Now for the strange thing I hinted.