Synonyms of day in English:

day


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noun

1‘the festival lasts five days’

SYNONYMS

twenty-four-hour period, full day, twenty-four hours, working day

technical solar day, sidereal day

2‘you could gamble at night and enjoy the beaches during the day’

SYNONYMS

daytime, daylight, daylight hours, hours of light, hours of sunlight, broad daylight, waking hours, the waking day

ANTONYMS

night

3‘he was the leading architect of the day’

SYNONYMS

period, time, point in time, age, era, epoch, generation

4‘in his day he exercised tremendous influence’

SYNONYMS

heyday, prime, hour, time, best days, best years, maturity

peak, pinnacle, height, zenith, ascendancy

youth, vigour, springtime, salad days, full flowering, bloom

ANTONYMS

decline, nadir


Phrases

    at the end of the day

      ‘at the end of the day it is the judge's decision’

      SYNONYMS

      ultimately, eventually, in the end, in the long run, at length, finally, sooner or later, in time, in the fullness of time, after some time, in the final analysis, when all is said and done, one day, some day, sometime, at last, at long last

      when push comes to shove

    call it a day

      ‘at five o'clock I decided to call it a day’

      SYNONYMS

      admit defeat, concede defeat, stop trying, give up, give in, surrender, capitulate, be beaten

      despair, lose heart, abandon hope, give up hope

      throw in the sponge, throw in the towel

      Australian

      drop one's bundle

    day after day

      ‘day after day, we learn of new allegations’

      SYNONYMS

      repeatedly, again and again, over and over, over and over again, time and again, time and time again, frequently, often, many times, many a time, time after time, on many occasions, many times over

      year in, year out, week in, week out, day in, day out, night and day, all the time

      persistently, recurrently, constantly, continuously, without a break, ceaselessly, relentlessly, continually, regularly, habitually, unfailingly, always

      North American

      oftentimes

      ad nauseam

      informal

      24, 7

      literary

      many a time and oft, oft, oft-times

    day by day

      1‘day by day they were being forced to retreat’

      SYNONYMS

      gradually, bit by bit, by degrees, by stages, inchmeal, inch by inch, little by little, step by step, slowly, slowly but surely, steadily, progressively

      ANTONYMS

      all at once

      2‘the sort of life they led day by day in their homes’

      SYNONYMS

      daily, every day, day after day, a day at a time

      rare

      diurnally

    day in, day out

      ‘they mechanically pursue the same routine, day in, day out’

      SYNONYMS

      repeatedly, again and again, over and over, over and over again, time and again, time and time again, frequently, often, many times, many a time, time after time, day after day, on many occasions, many times over

      year in, year out, week in, week out, night and day, all the time

      persistently, recurrently, constantly, continuously, without a break, ceaselessly, relentlessly, continually, regularly, habitually, unfailingly, always

      North American

      oftentimes

      ad nauseam

      informal

      24, 7

      literary

      many a time and oft, oft, oft-times