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Webster 1913 Edition


Daily

Dai′ly

(dā′ly̆)
,
Adj.
[AS.
dæglīc
;
dæg
day +
-līc
like. See
Day
.]
Happening, or belonging to, each successive day; diurnal;
as,
daily
labor; a
daily
bulletin.
Give us this day our
daily
bread.
Matt. vi. 11.
Syn.
Daily
,
Diurnal
.
Daily is Anglo-Saxon, and diurnal is Latin. The former is used in reference to the ordinary concerns of life; as, daily wants, daily cares, daily employments. The latter is appropriated chiefly by astronomers to what belongs to the astronomical day; as, the diurnal revolution of the earth.
Man hath his
daily
work of body or mind
Appointed, which declares his dignity,
And the regard of Heaven on all his ways.
Milton.
Half yet remains unsung, but narrower bound
Within the visible
diurnal
sphere.
Milton.

Dai′ly

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Dailies
.
A publication which appears regularly every day;
as, the morning
dailies
.

Dai′ly

,
adv.
Every day; day by day;
as, a thing happens
daily
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Daily

DA'ILY

,
Adj.
Happening or being every day; done day by day; bestowed or enjoyed every day; as daily labor; a daily allowance.
Give us this day our daily bread. [Lord's Prayer]

DA'ILY

,
adv.
Every day; day by day; as, a thing happen daily.

Definition 2019


daily

daily

See also: đại lý

English

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Adjective

daily (not comparable)

  1. quotidian, that occurs every day, or at least every working day
    • Bible, Matthew vi. 11
      Give us this day our daily bread.
    • Macaulay
      Bunyan has told us [] that in New England his dream was the daily subject of the conversation of thousands.
    • Milton
      Man hath his daily work of body or mind / Appointed, which declares his dignity, / And the regard of Heaven on all his ways.
  2. diurnal, by daylight, as opposed to nightly

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Adverb

daily (not comparable)

  1. quotidianly, every day
  2. diurnally, by daylight

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Noun

daily (plural dailies)

  1. a newspaper that is published every day.
  2. (Britain) a cleaner who comes in daily.
  3. (Britain, slang) a daily disposable.
  4. (video games) A quest in a massively multiplayer online game that can be repeated every day for cumulative rewards.

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